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stockpile

(stŏk′pīl″)
To withhold from immediate use; to maintain in storage for future needs. In many countries stockpiles of food rations, medications, or vaccines are maintained by governmental agencies in anticipation of future public health needs.
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The optimal stockpile allocations under moderate and severe pandemic scenarios are qualitatively, but not quantitatively, similar (Figure 3).
These details allow management and employees to jointly understand and manage specific risks impacting stockpile measurements.
A new industry initiative will have Stockpile Reports working with its existing customer base, industry partners and experts to address the challenge of reducing inventory write-off risk associated with pile management practices.
Sibbaluca added that it was also the recommendation of a DENR special team that the nickel ore stockpiles be immediately disposed "as these materials may cause siltation and water pollution along the seashore.
After Iran signed the deal in November with the pledge to get rid of its stockpile of 20 percent fuel, Ali-Akbar Salehi, head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran, said Iran had no need for such a stockpile now because it had fuel with which to run the Tehran reactor for many years.
The claims were made as the National Transitional Council (NTC) revealed that the regime had two secret stockpiles hidden in the desert, in addition to one that it had announced several years ago to the United Nations.
That is why it was so important to support a counter-proposal tabled by Kenya and other range states, which would ban any further stockpile sale proposals for 20 years.
The plan to stockpile food had been well received by traders who prefer to minimise dealings with Iran due to red tape and other factors.
After KPC's withdrawal, South Korea has joint stockpile agreements with seven firms including: 11.
For a list of what should be in an emergency stockpile, information on rotating stored food and water, stockpiling recipes and other materials, visit www.
Army Chemical Materials Agency has been safely eliminating America's stockpile of chemical weapons since 1990, and has reached a milestone with the destruction of half of its stockpile of chemical munitions.