vulnerability assessment


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vulnerability assessment

A Department of Defense, command, or unit-level evaluation (assessment) to determine the vulnerability of a terrorist attack against an installation, unit, exercise, port, ship, residence, facility, or other site. Identifies areas of improvement to withstand, mitigate, or deter acts of violence or terrorism.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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'There will be opportunities for policy development, training and development of risk and vulnerability assessment and management decision-support tools,' he said.
The project also pilot-tested the climate risk and vulnerability assessment tool on three agriculture and water resources projects in Barishal, Rajshahi and Sylhet, and conducted trainings for government officials on CRVA and cost-benefit analysis of climate change adaptation.
The aim of the vulnerability assessment is to provide decision makers, specifically the local government unit, with scientific information on the timing and amount of interventions needed, Lustica said.
The Director of Department of Rural Development and Chairperson of Botswana Vulnerability Assessment Committee Ms Serufo Ntsabane said people become vulnerable when the weather condition changes, noting that drought was global as it cut across sectors like agriculture, food security, energy, health, water and affects people hence it was important that on annual basis an assessment be undertaken.
'One of the outcomes of the event will be the setting up of a technical committee on the vulnerability assessment of the states.
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To fast-track the vulnerability assessment of the remaining critical watersheds, Adornado said they will tap the DENR's field offices.
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