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Author: Jennifer J. Wilson
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: natural, disaster, survey, report, august, louisiana, andrew, south, florida, hurricane
Number of Pages: 216
Published: 1997-01
ISBN-10: 0788130730
ISBN-13: 9780788130731

Prepared by the National Weather Service (NWS) after weeks of interviews & visits to the damaged areas with Federal, state, & local officials, & citizens in FL & LA. It assesses NWS's performance & recommends where improvements are needed. Contents: summary of preparedness actions; NWS contingency planning & backup arrangements; summary of NWS watches, warnings, & advisories; summary of information & warning services & response actions by emergency management & media; public response; processing, interpretation, & dissemination of NWS information. Illustrated.

Author: Kandra Hahn
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: general, feasibility, study, nebraska, waste, production, municipal, solid, ethanol
Number of Pages: 59
Published: 1994-06-01
ISBN-10: 0788176889
ISBN-13: 9780788176883

Investigates the feasibility of a demonstration-scale plant for the conversion of municipal solid waste to ethanol in Lincoln & Lancaster County, Nebraska. Includes: the research design; technology -- an overview; expected inputs, & outputs; sources of funding; product distribution; project economics; start-up costs; cost of production; sources of cash flow; operations summary; impact on existing city operations; environmental summary; assessment of the political climate for participation of a municipality; assessment of potential public partners; range of methods of ownership & operations; &

Author: Hillary Rodham Clinton
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: international, programs, fiscal, year, function, summary, state, executive, budget, department
Number of Pages: 136
Published: 2010-10
ISBN-10: 1437935508
ISBN-13: 9781437935509

Contents: (A) FY 2011 Internat. Affairs Request: Statement of the Sec. of State; Performance Statement; Summary Budget Table; (B) Dept. of State and Related Agencies: Summary Table; (1) Dept. of State: Admin. of Foreign Affairs; Related Programs; Internat. Commissions; Related Agencies; (C) Foreign Oper. and Related Programs: Summary Table; (2) USAID; (3) Bilateral Econ. Assist.; Independent Agencies; Dept. of the Treasury; (4) Internat. Security Assist.; (5) Multilateral Econ. Assist.; (6) Export and Invest. Assist.; (D) Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies: Internat. Trade Comm.;

Authors: Lois M. Davis, M. Rebecca Kilburn, Dana Schultz
Publisher: RAND
Keywords: color, men, california, executive, summary, boys, faced, harm, assessing, addressing, disparities, reparable
Number of Pages: 100
Published: 2009
ISBN-10: 0833045636
ISBN-13: 9780833045638

The summary discusses some of the greatest disparities for boys and men of color relative to their white counterparts across specific socioeconomic, health, safety, and school readiness indicators in California and provides information about different strategies for reducing the disparities

Author: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Na
Publisher: Food & Agriculture Org.
Keywords: subcomit, sobre, comercio, pesquero, del, reunin, pesca, informe, octava, comit
Number of Pages: 62
Published: 2002-01
ISBN-10: 9250047274
ISBN-13: 9789250047270

This report gives a summary of the fisheries in Cote d'lvoire, Ghana, Togo and Benin as well as an overview of the surveys undertaken in the subregion (both national and subregional). The report also provides a summary of the results from the 1999 combined acoustic and bottom-trawl survey with the vessel Dr. Fridtjof Nansen in the Western Gulf of Guinea.

Author: Barry Leonard
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: missile, national, intelligence, estimate, summary, threat, developments, ballistic, foreign, unclassified
Number of Pages: 21
Published: 2008-11
ISBN-10: 1437900844
ISBN-13: 9781437900842

The Intell. Community produces annual reports containing the latest intelligence on ballistic missile (BM) develop. and threats and a discussion of non-missile threat options. This paper is an unclassified summary of the Nat. Intell. Estimate that is the 4th annual report. It describes: new BM develop. and their projections of likely BM threats to the U.S., U.S. interests overseas, and military forces or allies through 2015; updates assessments of theater BM forces worldwide; discusses the evolving proliferation environment; and provides a summary of forward-based threats and cruise missiles.

Author: Francesco Branca
Publisher: World Health Organization
Keywords: response, summary, strategies, region, obesity, european, challenge
Number of Pages: 77
Published: 2007
ISBN-10: 9289013885
ISBN-13: 9789289013888

In a brief, clear and easily accessible way, this summary illustrates the dynamics of the obesity epidemic and its impact on public health throughout the WHO European Region, particularly in eastern countries. It describes how factors that increase the risk of obesity are shaped in different settings, such as the family, school, community and workplace. It makes both ethical and economic arguments for accelerating action against obesity, and analyses effective programs and policies in different government sectors, such as education, health, agriculture and trade, urban planning and transport.
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