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Author: Margaret Arnold
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: studies, case, spots, disaster, natural
Number of Pages: 204
Published: 2006
ISBN-10: 0821363328
ISBN-13: 9780821363324

These case studies complement the earlier groundbreaking work of 'Natural Disaster Hotspots: A Global Risk Analysi's published in April 2005. Three case studies address specific hazards: landslides, storm surges and drought. An additional, three case studies address regional multi-hazard situations in Sri Lanka, the Tana River basin in Kenya, and the city of Caracas, Venezuela.

Author: Kay Brown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: disaster, could, improve, case, management, outcomes, programs, assistance, greater, coordination, evaluation
Number of Pages: 56
Published: 2009-11
ISBN-10: 1437919561
ISBN-13: 9781437919561

As a result of the unprecedented damage caused by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita in 2005, the fed. gov¿t., for the first time, funded several disaster case mgmt. programs. These programs help victims access services for disaster-related needs. This report reviewed: (1) steps the fed. gov¿t. took to support disaster case mgmt. programs after the hurricanes; (2) the extent to which fed. agencies oversaw the implementation of these programs; (3) challenges case mgmt. agencies experienced in delivering disaster case mgmt. services; and (4) how these programs will inform the development of a fed. ca

Author: William Jenkins
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: judges, workload, congressional, related, testimony, case, bankruptcy, measuring, federal
Number of Pages: 20
Published: 2010-03
ISBN-10: 1437918131
ISBN-13: 9781437918137

The Judicial Conference of the U.S. uses 1,500 annual weighted case filings per authorized judgeship (judgeship position) in a bankruptcy court as an indicator of the need for additional bankruptcy judgeships for that court. Total annual weighted case filings for any specific bankruptcy court is the sum of the weights associated with each of the cases filed in the court in a year. The accuracy of weighted case filings rests in turn on the soundness of the methodology used to develop them. This statement is based on weighted case filings as a measure of bankruptcy judges¿ case-related workload

Author: Sandra Clunies
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: treatment, improvement, protocol, abuse, substance, case, management, comprehensive
Number of Pages: 121
Published: 1998-07-01
ISBN-10: 0756702550
ISBN-13: 9780756702557

A Treatment Improvement Protocol on case management, which can be described as a coordinated approach to the delivery of health, substance abuse, mental health, & social services, linking clients with appropriate services to address specific needs & achieve stated goals. Case management lends itself to the treatment of substance abuse, particularly for clients with other disorders & conditions who require multiple services over extended periods of time & who face difficulty in gaining access to those services. This report details the factors that programs should consider as they decide to impl

Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: success, providing, environmental, services, profiles, studies, private, partnership, case, public
Number of Pages: 127
Published: 1995-10-01
ISBN-10: 0788123831
ISBN-13: 9780788123832

Provides concrete examples to officials of local governments of how successful partnerships can be formed, and that can work for the benefit of both the public and private sectors to provide necessary environmental protection at a reasonable cost and to meet the demands of future environmental protection. Focuses on: components of successful public-private partnerships; solid waste management case studies; wastewater treatment case studies; and drinking water case studies. Photos, charts and tables.

Author: Allison Beattie
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: africa, health, johannesburg, seminar, south, june, policy, papers, care, financing, southern, sustainable, edi
Number of Pages: 194
Published: 1998
ISBN-10: 0821341456
ISBN-13: 9780821341452

World Bank Discussion Paper No. 385. Since the advent of reform in 1992, the Russian authorities have made substantial strides toward creating a market economy through privatization. Recently, Russian authorities have established an institutional framework for a case-by-case approach that ensures transparency and competition through the use of independent financial and other advisers. This paper contains the principal presentations made at a World Bank workshop on the lessons of international experience in case-by-case privatization.

Author: Barry Leonard
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: telecommunication, costs, summary, findings, funds, case, bureau, investigation, management, confidential, federal
Number of Pages: 197
Published: 2008-04
ISBN-10: 1428988742
ISBN-13: 9781428988743

The FBI conducts undercover activities as part of its mission to detect & deter terrorist attacks & foreign intelligence threats & to enforce U.S. The FBI uses confidential funds to support its undercover activities. There was a criminal investigation into allegations that an FBI employee stole FBI confidential case funds. As a result of this investigation, in June 2006 a telecomm. specialist at an FBI field division pled guilty to stealing over $25,000 in confidential case funds intended for undercover telecomm. services. This audit evaluates how the FBI & its field divisions: (2) request & t
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