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Author: Cynthia A. Bascetta
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: lessons, responder, health, programs, incorporates, plan, hhs, needs, develop, september
Number of Pages: 37
Published: 2008-10
ISBN-10: 1437906257
ISBN-13: 9781437906257

Following the World Trade Center (WTC) attack, the Congress appropriated $8 billion to FEMA for response and recovery activities. The Dept. of Health and Human Serv. (HHS) received some of this funding to establish health screening and monitoring programs for responders to the disaster and to fund treatment. In total, $369 million has been appropriated for the WTC health programs. There have been problems that these programs have had in ensuring the availability of services for all responders. This report examines lessons from the WTC health programs that could guide future programs. This repo

Author: David R. Warren
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: base, closure, rounds, prior, learned, bases, lessons, military
Number of Pages: 66
Published: 1998-12-01
ISBN-10: 078817553X
ISBN-13: 9780788175534

Focuses on lessons learned from four rounds of base realignments & closures (BRACs) held in 1988, 1991, 1993, & 1995. Addresses the applicability of these lessons to future BRACs as related to savings, costs, & economic impact; legislative actions needed to authorize future BRAC rounds; & what improvements would be needed in the Department of Defense's process for identifying bases for realignment & closure. Charts & tables.

Author: Daniel A. Morales-Gómez
Publisher: IDRC
Keywords: canada, latin, america, experience, lessons, parallels, policy, global, society, social
Number of Pages: 250
Published: 1995
ISBN-10: 0889367612
ISBN-13: 9780889367616

Parallels and Lessons from the Canada-Latin America Experience

Author: Janet Heinrich (au)
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: public, health, preparedness, lessons, outbreak, nile, virus, west
Number of Pages: 76
Published: 2000-02
ISBN-10: 0756709016
ISBN-13: 9780756709013

In the fall of 1999 the mosquito-borne West Nile virus (WNV) killed 7 people in the NY City area & made dozens more very sick. It was initially misidentified as a different, related mosquito-borne virus often found in the U.S. The outbreak serves as a source of lessons about how public health (PH) officials can be better prepared in responding to potential crises involving uncertain causes, & how they can detect & respond to an act of biological terrorism. This report reviews the WNV outbreak & the response to it, focusing on establishing a chronological account of the events that occurred; &

Author: Marian Fisher
Publisher: Applewood Books
Keywords: science, domestic, lessons, twenty
Number of Pages: 118
Published: 2008-01-01
ISBN-10: 1429010231
ISBN-13: 9781429010238

Divided into twenty lessons, Marian Cole Fisher's 1916 work provides a home study guide on the characteristics and uses of different food categories. Whether meat, vegetable, cheese or egg, each section teaches the home student how to handle the foods in question and provides recipes. Housekeeping do's and don'ts as well as helpful hints are also included.

Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: city, bancorporation, texas, first, resolving, banks, lessons, learned, failing
Number of Pages: 54
Published: 1995-07-01
ISBN-10: 0788120336
ISBN-13: 9780788120336

Addresses why the FDIC Board of Directors decided to resolve First City's financial difficulties in 1988 by providing financial assistance instead of using other available resolution alternatives and what lessons does the First City experience offer relevant to the assistance, closure and resolution processes?

Author: Stanley J. Czerwinski
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: recovery, future, gustav, disasters, congressional, testimony, ike, hurricanes, past, experiences, offer, lessons, disaster
Number of Pages: 15
Published: 2009-09
ISBN-10: 1437915051
ISBN-13: 9781437915051

Recovery from major disasters is a complex undertaking that involves the combined efforts of fed., state, and local govżt. in order to succeed. While the fed. govt. provides a significant amount of financial and technical assistance for recovery, state and local jurisdictions work closely with fed. agencies to secure and make use of those resources. This testimony describes lessons and insights that have been identified from review of past disasters, which may be useful to inform recovery efforts in the wake of Hurricanes Ike and Gustav, as well as disasters yet to come. These lessons come fr
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