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  • The main purpose of this study was to analyse what strategies small and medium businesses actually adopt when confronted with a major crisis such as a fire, flood or similar catastrophe, and determine what factors proved vital to the survival of the business. Up until this study, the research in the area has been focused on large public companies.

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  • Distills complex theories for the benefit of the average trader with little or no background in finance or mathematics by offering a wide range of valuable, practical strategies for limiting risk, avoiding catastrophic losses and managing the futures portfolio to maximize profits.

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  • “Risk concentrations are arguably the single most important cause of major problems in banks”.1 On the one hand, dealing with concentration risk is important for the survival of individual banks; therefore, banks should be interested in a proper management of risk concentrations on their own. On the other hand, the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS) has found that nine out of the thirteen analyzed banking crises were affected by risk concentrations,2 which shows that this issue is important for the stability of the whole banking system.

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  • Finally, the requirements that a fund has to fulfill in order to be included in the SIF's listing of SRI funds are not stringent. For example, a fund could be on the list just by having a formal policy of excluding companies with interests in the tobacco business. If the constraints that SRI (as defined in our data set) imposes on fund managers are minor, the performance of SRI mutual funds should not be expected to be lower than that of conventional funds. It is important to highlight that the estimated performance differences between SRI and conventional funds cannot...

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  • In January 2001 the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision has issued a consultative paper on the New Basel Capital Accord, that, once finalized, will replace the current Basel Accord from 1988 (Basel Committee 2001a). After an intensive consultation period with the banking industry and several modifications, the Basel Committee has outlined the future regulation of credit risks in the socalled third consultative paper that will be the basis for the final Basel II Accord. The proposed regulatory framework is based on three – mutually reinforcing – pillars...

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  • Economic and environmental consequences of natural and man-made disasters have grown exponentially during the past few decades. Whether from hurricanes, chemical spills, terrorist incidents, or other catastrophes, the negative impacts can often be felt on a global scale. Natural Hazards Analysis: Reducing the Impacts of Disasters evaluates critical preparedness issues that emergency managers must face before, during, and after disasters of any kind.

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  • For AE FRP vessels are used as a primary means of assessment. It usually does not incorporate with strain gauge device or other sensor devices. This may be partly due to the nature of damage in FRP vessels and the resulting brittle failure mode. In the structure local damage can lead to catastrophic failure without warning clearly detected. one of the important advantages of sound emissions in this industry is the ability to assess the importance damage.

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  • Safety training will be presented by the Design-Builder’s Safety Manager. Safety training includes orientation training, daily “Short course” field toolbox meetings, a monthly “Stand down” safety meeting, and as-needed training such as railroad safety training. Design quality training is presented by the DQAM. There may be different versions: one for the management staff to understand the quality requirements of design; another is for design staff to develop a detailed understanding of the quality process.

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  • Asset management industry in Thailand has followed the omega model as defined by Bogle (2004) by which the distribution of returns and benefits from managing mutual funds are explored. As Thailand is the bank base economy, major Thai asset management companies are commercial bank capital market arms. We defined asset management companies (AMC) associated with commercial bank as bank related (BR) AMC. Often, questions regarding products variety and competitive situation among Thai AMC are raised and there is no research explores or answers the aforementioned questions. ...

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  • This coedited book addresses an unmet need in the marketplace by posing management strategies from various international sources for improving healthcare outcomes. With the recent outbreaks of worldwide calamities such as famine, natural disasters, pandemics, proliferation of substance abuse, posttraumatic syndrome states, and other related disease containment concerns, there is increased international attention to disease detection, surveillance, prevention, containment, and treatment methods.

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  • Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC) harnesses the processing power of multiple, interconnected servers on a cluster; allows access to a single database from multiple servers on a cluster, insulating both applications and database users from server failures, while providing performance that scales out on-demand at low cost; and is a vital component of grid computing that allows multiple servers to access a single database at one time. Oracle Database 11g also includes Automated Storage Management (ASM) and Oracle Clusterware.

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  • The House Agriculture Committee held hearings in spring 2010 to review agricultural policy ahead of the next farm bill debate. Comments on crops insurance surfaced as farmers, academics, other panelists, and members discussed the farm safety net and the role of crop insurance. Previously, in spring 2009, the Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management of the House Agriculture Committee held a hearing to receive input on the crop insurance program from farmers.

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  • Catastrophe Insurance Pools. Advisory services to help countries establish national catastrophe insurance pools such as the Turkish Catastrophe Insurance Pool, which offers efficiently priced earthquake insurance to more than 2.5 million homeowners. A similar pool is planned in Romania. The World Bank Group is also supporting the creation of a regional catastrophe reinsurance pool for South-East European countries. Index-Based Agricultural Insurance.

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  • Coastal Louisiana's built and natural environment faces risks from catastrophic tropical storms. Concurrently, the region is experiencing a dramatic conversion of coastal land and associated habitats to open water and a loss of important services provided by such ecosystems. Louisiana's Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) engaged in a detailed modeling, simulation, and analysis exercise, the results of which informed Louisiana's Comprehensive Master Plan for a Sustainable Coast.

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  • In the mid-1990’s catastrophe bonds (CAT bonds), also named as Act of God or Insurance-linked bond, were developed to ease the transfer of catastrophe based insurance risk from insurers, reinsurers and corporations (sponsors) to capital market investors. CAT bonds are bonds whose coupons and principal payments depend on the performance of a pool or index of natural catastrophe risks, or on the presence of specified trigger conditions.

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  • In 1996, the Mexican government established the Mexico’s Fund for Natural Disasters (FONDEN) in order to reduce the exposure to the impact of natural catastrophes and to recover quickly as soon as they occur. However, FONDEN is funded by fiscal resources which are limited and have been insufficient to meet the government’s obligations. Faced with the shortage of the FONDEN’s resources and the high probability of earthquake occurrence, in May 2006 the Mexican gov- ernment sponsored a parametric CAT bond against earthquake risk.

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  • All Parent Educators provide parent education, advocacy, and support to parents. In addition, we focus on prevention of family violence, prevention and intervention for substance abuse, SIDS risk reduction, child nutrition, immunizations, child safety, developmental screening, and case management. All home visitors in the Maternal Child Health Home Visiting programs are supervised by an experienced public health nurse with a Masters in Public Health and Infant Toddler Maternal Health Graduate Certificate, who also serves a limited caseload.

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  • Late in 2005, in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, U.S. newspapers were filled with speculation as to whether New Orleans would continue to exist as a great and unique American city. Levee and floodwall failure had inundated large parts of the city and resulted in more than 1,500 deaths and catastrophic damage to property and the economy. In 2011, extreme amounts of precipitation, inadequate levees, and possible mismanagement of reservoirs contributed to widespread flooding around Bangkok, Thailand.

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  • CHAPTER 3 The Operational Risk Crisis. As the hedge fund industry has grown explosively, so too has the list of fund failures and burned investors, many of whom did not have advance knowledge of potential warning signs. It seems as if we are constantly faced with news reports about catastrophic losses incurred by some of the industry’s best-known managers

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  • THE TEAM THAT OPERATED the Nut Island sewage treatment plant in Quincy, Massachusetts, was every manager’s dream. Members of the group performed difficult, dangerous work without complaint. They needed little supervision. They improvised their way around operational difficulties and budgetary constraints. They were dedicated to the organization’s mission. But their hard work let to catastrophic failure.

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