Search inside eBookDB

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: Unknown
Publisher: National Academies
Keywords: studies, scale, assessments, large, case, descriptions, comparative, education, international, selected
Number of Pages: 132
Published: 1995
eBookDB-ID: NAP:16524

Author: United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Of
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: existing, studies, current, initiatives, summary, technologies, barriers, innovative, treatment, analysis
Number of Pages: 87
Published: 2000
ISBN-10: 1428901450
ISBN-13: 9781428901452

Over the last 15 years, several studies have been performed to identify barriers to innovative treatment technologies (ITT). The purpose of this study is to examine the reports of those studies to identify categories of bariers ... --Forward.

Author: American Plant Studies Delegation
Publisher: National Academies
Keywords: plant, republic, china, studies, people, committee, scholarly, communication, submitted, report, trip, american, delegation
Number of Pages: 228
Published: 1975
eBookDB-ID: NAP:14238

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: Nancy R. Kingsbury
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: attacks, world, trade, center, terrorist, september, studies, economic, impact, review
Number of Pages: 98
Published: 2003-10
ISBN-10: 075672807X
ISBN-13: 9780756728076

Identifies & reviews several key studies of the economic impact of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center buildings in N.Y. City, which caused enormous destruction. Eight studies from 7 different organizations were identified as being the most comprehensive studies available on the economic impact of the attacks: N.Y. City Office of the Comptroller; N.Y. Governor & State Div. of the Budget; N.Y. City Partnership & Chamber of Commerce; Fiscal Policy Institute; N.Y. State Senate Finance Committee; Miliken Institute; & N.Y. State Assembly Ways & Means Committee. In additi

Author: Susan B. Epstein
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: recommendations, studies, reform, aid, foreign
Number of Pages: 33
Published: 2010-06
ISBN-10: 1437922074
ISBN-13: 9781437922073

In Jan. 2006, Sec. of State Rice announced the żtransformational developmentż initiative to bring coordination and coherence to U.S. aid programs. She created a new Bureau, which developed a Strategic Framework for Foreign Assistance to align aid programs with strategic objectives. The Framework became a guiding force in the FY 2008 and FY 2009 budgets, as well as the FY 2010 budget request. Numerous studies have addressed various concerns and provided recommendations regarding U.S. foreign aid policy, funding, and structure. Of the 16 recommendations, only enhancing civilian agency resource
(Page 1 of 266)    First  
   Next   Last  Go to Page:
No Books found.