disaster control


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disaster control

Measures taken before, during, or after hostile action or natural or manmade disasters to reduce the probability of damage, minimize its effects, and initiate recovery. See also area damage control; damage control.
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Agricultural specialization level, agricultural disaster control and the level of opening up to the outside world are important influence factors of rural agricultural production efficiency, to further improve the level of agricultural production specialization, intensify agricultural disaster control, and strive to enhance the level of regional opening up to the outside world, to create conditions for agricultural production efficiency.
Disaster Control Planning for libraries, archives and electronic data processing Centres in Africa.
She floats the idea of something called the CDC-PE: a Centre for Disaster Control for Planet Earth.
That's why we have a military manpower; that's the reason why when we organized the national disaster control system, the military is always the one in command.
Jhonson Tarigan, a spokesman of the Sinabung Disaster Control Agency said the five people suffered difficulty in breathing after inhaling volcanic ashes.
The damage and destruction caused by 2010 flood, he continued, raised the need of making preparation for disaster control after which government concentrated over it and found PDMAs.
The two companies will decide on the details of the contract in the future but the Japanese firm is considering giving the Taiwanese firm its knowhow on maintenance and inspection of train cars, tracks and signals as well as on disaster control.
Central Japan Railway is considering giving the Taiwanese firm its know-how on disaster control as well as maintenance and inspection of train cars, tracks and signals, Kyodo said.
As part of the emergency power-supply training section of the comprehensive disaster-control training to be conducted by Aichi Prefecture and Toyota City on September 2, the system(2) is to power approximately 20 information display monitors inside a disaster control headquarters tent.
Disaster control officials said about 150,000 people had been marooned by the floods in the southeast while 50,000 were stranded in Sylhet.
It was Mayor O'Dwyer, Commissioner Stebbins and the other members of the Disaster Control Board who perpetrated a lawless act when they issued an unwarranted "Proclamation" causing needless loss of millions of dollars.
It also delivers significant benefits to exchange houses through paperless transactions, more secure transactions and Disaster Control Procedures, accelerated remittance procedures, full web management system control and monitoring and electronically enabled KYC (Know Your Customer) solution.

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