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With iceman on the way, US plants and suppliers get ready

20 Nov 2014, Reuters; TRF

Manufacturers and their suppliers are scrambling to avoid a costly repeat if this frigid autumn morphs into Polar Vortex II. Companies are stockpiling parts at factories, increasing the amount of goods in transit, reviewing weather contingencies with their freight carriers and booking extra trucks and trailers so shipments do not get sidelined by nasty storms....

Extracts of progress reports by progress indicator on the implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action
  • Indicator 4.2 [PDF, 102Kb]Social development policies and plans are being implemented to reduce the vulnerability of populations most at risk
  • Indicator 4.3 [PDF, 93Kb]Economic and productive sectorial policies and plans have been implemented to reduce the vulnerability of economic activities
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