contingency plan


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contingency plan

A generic term for an arrangement made for a patient in the event that his/her original care plan fails or is unviable—e.g., either the care coordinator is unavailable or part of a care plan cannot be carried out on short notice.
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And the duty to prevent and mitigate risk doesn't end when the contingency plan is completed.
The LGUs should also allocate funds as counterpart for either compensation or operational activities expenses, according to the contingency plan.
"A reality of Arizona politics is that the agricultural business has lots of political clout in the Legislature, and guess who is going to be the biggest impacted party from the implementation of the Drought Contingency Plan central Arizona agriculture."
Petrides also said that the multinational civil-military exercise Argonaut, which involves five of the contingency plans, will continue to be carried out, but also the search and rescue, Nemesis which involves three plans.
The contingency plan identifies temporary campsites and procedures for the provision of essential services and commodities such as water, sanitation and hygiene, shelter, health, education, protection from sexual and gender-based violence, registration and child protection.
The easier, albeit not necessarily easy, contingency plans are those related to natural disasters.
As a result, this study strives to contribute significantly to supply chain literature and our understanding of the overall supply chain management process by identifying the characteristics that differentiate contingency plan adopters from non-adopters.
Have you thought through every situation and have contingency plans in place?
"That's why we make sure by early October that each and every building we serve has a Snow Emergency Contingency Plan in place, and that all building employees are aware of their responsibilities when a major storm hits."
Corporate restructuring by Algoma's European joint venture partner, SIAG (Schaaf Industries Corporation), has lead the steelmaker to prepare a "contingency plan" to search for alternative partners to build the $35-million facility.
American Crystal told shareholdergrowers of the contingency plan in a memo dated Aug.
Other cited violations by the EPA include failure to completely describe emergency equipment in its contingency plan, not annually training personnel and not having an emergency coordinator familiar with all the aspects of the contingency plan.

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