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Contingency response plan for current and worst-case scenarios

USAID/Ethiopia

Contingency response plan for current and worst-case scenarios

for Ethiopia in CY 2000

by USAID/Ethiopia

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Published by USAID in Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Emergency management,
  • Disaster relief

  • Edition Notes

    StatementUSAID/FHA-Ethiopia
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV551.5.E8 C66 2000
    The Physical Object
    Pagination41 p. :
    Number of Pages41
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24818604M
    LC Control Number2010467293

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    It’s a good idea to create a worst-case scenario at the same time you’re assessing your project’s scope, time, and costs. Once you know the potential pitfalls, you can develop contingency plans if they occur, or even work to remove those risks entirely. Image credit, Flickr, Shawn Carpenter. This book features survival questions and scenarios that you must decide how you will react, and what your decision would be. There are multiple types of questions. Some are multiple choice, while others are just to test your ability to think outside the box, and whether or not you can I am a HUGE fan of Bear Grylls' "Worst-Case Scenario" show/5.


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