Human responses

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  • Natural disasters destroy more property and kill more people with each passing year. Volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, hurricanes, tsunamis, floods, landslides, fires and other natural events are becoming more frequent and their consequences more devastating. Del Moral and Walker provide a comprehensive summary of the diverse ways in which natural disasters disrupt humanity and how humans cope. Burgeoning human numbers, shrinking resources and intensification of the consequences of natural disasters have produced a crisis of unparalleled proportions.

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  • IFA (“Institutions for Floods in Asia”) project focuses on institutional dimension of river floods risk reduction in the Asian countries that along with structural approaches constitutes the core in human responses to floods. IFA aggregates and compares results of country-based research in order to further explore the problem How to strengthen capacities and performance of institutions to reduce flood risks. Rich evidence for testing IFA approaches is provided from recent case-studies of big river floods in Bangladesh, Burma/Myanmar, Japan, Russia,......

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  • We come across an era of strong and even more unusual individual claims, while the solution to often conflicting demands becomes increasingly elusive and parochial. One of the most intriguing philosophical questions is how to link human responsibility to those consequences of action which no one can fully foresee but, nevertheless, which no one can afford to neglect. Many biotechnological challenges are of this nature.

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  • A Quick Guide to Human Resource Testing is a quick reference guide for human resource (HR) practitioners who use or plan to use assessment instruments in any context. It includes explanations, tips, case studies and suggestions to help practitioners get the most out of their HR testing. Those in charge of recruiting and selecting new staff face a decision-making process that needs to be responsible in its implementation and to produce a positive and wide-ranging outcome.

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  • The European economy is in the midst of the deepest recession since the 1930s, with real GDP projected to shrink by some 4% in 2009, the sharpest contraction in the history of the European Union. Although signs of improvement have appeared recently, recovery remains uncertain and fragile. The EU’s response to the downturn has been swift and decisive. Aside from intervention to stabilise, restore and reform the banking sector, the European Economic Recovery Plan (EERP) was launched in December 2008.

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  • A global research community of scientists is teasing out the biochemical mechanisms that regulate normal cellular physiology in a variety of organisms. Much of current research aims to understand the network of molecular reactions that regulate cellular homeostasis, and to learn what allows cells to sense stress and activate appropriate biochemical responses.

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  • © 2004 The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved. . McGraw-Hill © 2004 The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved. .After reading this chapter, you should be able to: Learning Objectives Determine appropriate responses to major changes in the environment affecting human resources. Comply with the legal framework governing human resources. Develop tactics to implement desired human resource strategies. Prepare a staffing program to recruit and select the best applicants.

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  • Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is a field that impacts on all aspects of human existence. Professions and professionals in both advanced and emerging economies have a lot to consider in the quest to ensure that their activities do not adversely affect society or if they do; how they can best reduce the adverse impact should be of paramount importance to them in our world today.

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  • Religions have too often been used to justify the violation of human rights, in part through the hierarchical and selective use of role ethics and the postponement of temporal justice to divine judgment or future karmic consequences. Yet the world religions have also provided a constant voice of critique against the violation of human rights by calling for equality, and universal compassion and love, calls which reach far beyond the mere protection of human rights.

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  • The discourses and institutions of human rights are contemporary devices for bringing morality to bear on the harsh realities of political, economic and social life. These attempts to render the conditions of human existence more tolerable and more dignified tend to focus mainly on the role of domestic and international law and the conduct of states and the international institutions that represent them.

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  • We planned the first edition of this book on a ‘need to know’ basis, its primary object being to provide students and medical and dental practitioners with the knowledge essential for an informed approach to the prevention and treatment of viral infections. We aimed also at supplying just enough basic virology to underpin the more practical aspects—clinical manifestations, epidemiology, pathogenesis, immune responses, and so forth. And not least, we tried our best to make the text as readable as is possible, given the highly technical nature of some of the material.

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  • The manipulation of human behavior provides The physiological state of the interrogation subject as it, the effects of reduced environmental stimulation on human behavior, the use of drugs in interrogation, physiological responses as a means of evaluating information RC, the potential uses of hypnosis in interrogation, the experimental investigation of interpersonal influence.

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  • This book is an attempt to situate archaeology within the domain of contemporary human affairs, and to forge a new methodology for coping with environmental problems from an archaeological perspective. From this perspective, the papers included in this volume highlight the aspects of the historical relationships between people and climatic change that are potentially useful in coping with current climatic fluctuations.

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  • Lecture "Human resource management - Chapter 1: Managing human resources" presentation of content: Define human resource management and explain how HRM contributes to anorganization’s performance, identify the responsibilities of human resource departments... Invite reference.

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  • Article 1. Promulgate the National Strategic Framework on Communications for Avian and Human Influenza Control and Prevention, in 2008 – 2010 together with this Decision. Article 2. Implementation The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development as the standing body for the National Steering Committee on Avian Influenza is responsible for arranging implementation of the Strategic Framework with the following tasks:

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  • As our understanding of human genetics has increased at an explosive rate over the last half century, genetic knowledge has become more relevant to us and to those we love. In the 1990s and early 2000s, scientists mapped the human genome and began to understand the ways in which a variety of different genes function in human beings. Their initial goal was to gain information and insight into how the genes we are born with might affect our lives and the lives of our children.

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  • The globalization of human rights implies, too, the globalization of human responsibilities. For individual human rights holders, there is the responsibility to act in ways that show appropriate respect for the rights of fellow humans wherever they are located in the global community of rights.

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  • Tham khảo sách 'policy responses to the economic crisis: investing in innovation for long-term growth', kinh doanh - tiếp thị, quản trị kinh doanh phục vụ nhu cầu học tập, nghiên cứu và làm việc hiệu quả

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  • European national policy-makers broadly agree on the core objectives that their health care systems should pursue. The list is strikingly straightforward: universal access for all citizens, effective care for better health outcomes, efficient use of resources, high-quality services and responsiveness to patient concerns. It is a formula that resonates across the political spectrum and which, in various, sometimes inventive, configurations, has played a role in most recent European national election campaigns...

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  • Human cloning has been one of the most emotive and divisive issues to face UN negotiators and the international community in recent years. This report examines how, that despite a widespread consensus amongst nations that it is desirable to ban reproductive cloning, efforts to negotiate an international convention ground to a halt due to fundamental divisions regarding so-called research or therapeutic cloning. Firm positions on both sides of the debate led to the compromise position of a non-binding UN Declaration on Cloning, (A/RES/59/280).

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