The situation has improved somewhat with mandatory hearing tests and the Internet, but can be grim sometimes.
How did a former governor—and a rising star in the Democratic Party—end up in a situation like this?
I understand you are the person handling this Klamath situation, and I have some questions.
early 15c., "place, position, or location," from Middle French situation or directly from Medieval Latin situationem (nominative situatio) "a position, situation," noun of action from past participle stem of situare "to place, locate" (see situate). Meaning "state of affairs" is from 1710; meaning "employment post" is from 1803.
A bad or suspicious event or happening; a potential crime: We may have a situation here, Bob (Police)