What Does Emergency Management Specialist (SEM) Mean?
Emergency management specialists (SEM) respond to civil emergencies and natural disasters. When such disasters arise these specialists work to coordinate teams to aide those who have been affected and to get things back to normal working order as soon as possible. As well as dealing with disasters that occur as result of atmospheric conditions, they are also trained to deal with wartime, hostage and any nuclear crises that may arise.
Emergency management specialists are also known as specialists in emergency management, hence the acronym being SEM.