civil affair

civil affair

Any question relating to relations in wartime between the commander of an armed force and the civilian populations and governments in areas where the force is employed, and which is settled on the basis of a mutual agreement, official or otherwise.
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THOUGH these are nasty, partisan times, we can only hope that next week's hearings on John Roberts' nomination to be chief justice of the United States will be a civil affair.
The two Ministries (the Civil Affair and Public Health) that are responsible for providing rehabilitation services have branches or representatives at each level.
Tim Henman insists his battle of the Brits with Greg Rusedski will be an altogether more civil affair tonight than five years ago.
Such an endeavor would have a twofold benefit: Civil Affairs Operations information (the elusive green and white information that should be the framework for the IC's IPB) makes its way into intelligence channels, and the IC and greater operational community can begin to understand the incredible potential CIM has for shaping the battlefield.
According to a senior civil affairs official, nearly 10,000 marriages break up in China every day and the authorities are considering to include enhanced counseling services to help people with marriage woes, China Daily reported.
The meeting was attended by Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economy Mohammed Mustafa, Head of the General Authority of Civil Affairs Hussein Al-Sheikh, Deputy Assistant of the General Authority of Civil Affairs Ayman Qandil, Director of the Civil Affairs' Office in the Gaza Strip Nasser Al-Sarraj, General Director of the Border Crossings Nazmi Muhanna and Chairman of the Energy Authority Omar Katana.
In addition to this, the attendants agreed to hold a follow up meeting tomorrow, which will be attended by the UN envoy to peace process in the Middle East Robert Serry, the head of the General Authority of Civil Affairs Hussein al-Sheikh in addition to representatives from the Israeli side.
Within the ranks 82nd Civil Affairs Battalion, there are paramedics and Soldiers with other medical qualifications, such as the Army's combat lifesaver course.
The storms have dumped more than 20 centimeters (nearly 8 inches) of rainfall in 48 hours on some towns, toppled thousands of homes, and dislocated tens of thousands of residents, the Ministry of Civil Affairs said Friday.
Civil affairs authorities in Guangdong have organized disaster relief for the rainstorm-hit areas.
Jibril Rajoub, the Palestinian Football Association President, has held a meeting with Palestinian Minister of Civil Affairs Hussain Al Shaikh to coordinate entry to the West Bank for the UAE team.
RIYADH: The Civil Affairs Department of the Interior Ministry called on nationals to update their civil status regarding births, deaths, marriages and divorces.