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ISBN: 0309162637, 9780309162630
Authors: Committee On Private-public Sector Collaboration To Enhance Community Disaster Resilience, Geographical Science Committee, National Research Council
Source: www.nap.edu
Keywords: public, collaboration, private, resilience, community, disaster, building
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Natural disasters--including hurricanes, earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, and floods--caused over 220,000 deaths worldwide in the first half of 2010 and wreaked havoc on homes, buildings, and the environment. To withstand and recover from natural and human-caused disasters, it is essential that citizens and communities work together to anticipate threats, limit their effects, and rapidly restore f......
ISBN: 0833043064, 9780833043061
Authors: Susan J. Bodilly, Catherine H. Augustine, Laura Zakaras
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: wide, coordination, community, education, arts, revitalizing
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For more than 30 years, arts education has been a low priority in the nation’s public schools. During fiscal crises in the 1970s and 1980s in America’s urban centers, arts teaching positions were cut. More recently, arts education in schools has dwindled as schools try to increase test scores in mathematics and reading within the time constraints of the school day. Some communities hav......
Authors: Jacqueline Kosecoff, Mark R. Chassin, Arlene Fink, Mary Frances Flynn, Lois Mccloskey, Barbara Genovese, Carole Oken, David Solomon, Robert H. Brook
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: care, community, practice, medical, appropriateness, clinical, data, obtaining
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The authors sought the voluntary cooperation of a randomly selected sample of community physicians and hospitals in five states for a study of how appropriately they performed coronary angiography, carotid endarterectomy, and upper gastrointestinal tract endoscopy. Ninety percent of 913 sampled physicians (n=819) consented to a review of up to 20 of their 1981 Medicare patients' records. These phy......
Authors: Grant N. Marshall, Maria Orlando Edelen
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: survivors, community, violence, latino, adult, peritraumatic, dissociation, acculturation
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This study examined the relationship between acculturation and peritraumatic dissociation in a sample of 304 physically injured Latino survivors of community violence. Item response theory analyses were conducted to document the measurement equivalence of English- and Spanish-language versions of a scale measuring peritraumatic dissociation. After establishing equivalence, structural equation mode......
ISBN: 9053569731, 9789053569733
Author: Heemskerk, Eelke M.
Source: www.oapen.org
Keywords: dutch, business, elite, dynamics, network, corporate, community, decline
Formats:PDF
Copyrights: Creative Commons

Author(s):Heemskerk, Eelke M.Publisher:Amsterdam University Press, AmsterdamPublished:2007Subjects:Economics, finance, business and management, Business and management, Corporate governance and responsibilitiesAbstract:From its inception, big business in the western industrialised world has been organised in national business communities. Central elements of these business communities are corpo......
ISBN: 0309074509, 9780309074506
Author: Division Of Health Care Services
Source: www.nap.edu
Keywords: vol, report, study, assessment, practical, oriented, primary, care, community
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Download free ebook: Community Oriented Primary Care:a Practical Assessment, Vol. 1: Report Of A Study......
ISBN: 0833042955, 9780833042958
Authors: Bogdan Savych, Jacob Alex Klerman, David S. Loughran
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: survey, population, american, community, current, measured, trends, veteran, unemployment, recent
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This technical report explores recent trends in the unemployment of recent veterans as estimated from two nationally representative surveys, the Current Population Survey (CPS) and the American Community Survey (ACS). Analyses of CPS data indicates that veteran youth unemployment increased relative to nonveteran youth unemployment between 2003 and 2005 (and that this relative increase is statistic......
ISBN: 0309154529, 9780309154529
Authors: Allen Schirm, Nancy Kirkendall, editors; Panel On Estimating Children Eligible For School Nutrition Programs Using The American Community Survey; National Research Council
Source: www.nap.edu
Keywords: school, support, meals, program, report, interim, data, survey, methods, evaluating, using, american, community, developing
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The National School Lunch Program and the School Breakfast Program, administered by the Food and Nutrition Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), are key components of the nation's food security safety net, providing free or low-cost meals to millions of school-age children each day. Under the most commonly adopted provisions, USDA reimburses districts for meals served on the basi......
Author: Cecilia Peartree
Source: www.smashwords.com
Keywords: community, crime
Formats:PDF ePub
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Rating:(5.00based on1review)Published: Oct. 26, 2010Category: Fiction»Mystery & detective»GeneralWords: 64681 (approximate)Language: EnglishEbookDescriptionChristopher's illusion of having his life under control is shattered when the mysterious Amaryllis appears in his small town in Fife, bringing new ideas, confusion and ultimately chaos in her wake.Tagsmystery, smalltown, humour, qui......
ISBN: 1898309337, 9781898309338
Author: Jon Bright
Source: www.ebookdb.org
Keywords: prevention, community, crime, tide, turning
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Copyrights: General Copyright

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