Chuuk


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Chuuk

(cho͝ok) or

Truk

(tro͝ok, trŭk), state (1990 est. pop. 48,853), c.39 sq mi (100 sq km), Federated States of Micronesia, W Pacific, in the E Caroline IslandsCaroline Islands,
archipelago, c.830 sq mi (2,150 sq km), W Pacific, just north of the equator. The largest islands are Palau (Belau), Yap, Chuuk (Truk), Pohnpei (Ponape), and Kosrae. The islands are fertile and rich in minerals.
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. One of four states comprising the Federated States of MicronesiaMicronesia, Federated States of,
independent nation (2005 est. pop. 108,000), c.271 sq mi (702 sq km), an island group in the W Pacific Ocean. It comprises four states: Kosrae, Pohnpei (formerly Ponape), Chuuk (formerly Truk), and Yap.
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, Chuuk consists of c.55 volcanic islands surrounded by an atoll reef and many islets. The chief products are copra and dried fish. During World War II, Chuuk was the site of an important Japanese naval base.
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Outcome: Improved public and environmental health in Kosrae, Pohnpei, Chuuk and Yap states
Rescue 313 was low on fuel and diverted to Chuuk Island for refueling.
Situated in the western part of Chuuk State in the Federated States of Micronesia, Pollap is part of a coral atoll in the Caroline Islands chain.
Outer Islanders, in particular those from Chuuk, constitute another controversy within Guam.
During my service as a Peace Corps volunteer in Chuuk, I developed the first Head Start program supported by funds from the United States, which continues to flourish today as a preschool program.
Over the next six decades there'd be a Loretto presence, perhaps a dozen nuns, perhaps one or two working cooperatively with others, in locales as different as Peru and Taiwan, Uganda and Vietnam, Chuuk (Oceania) and Canada.
On July 28, 2011, the following Micronesian countries, states and territories committed to creating a regional sanctuary: Palau, the Marshall Islands, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands and the Federated States of Micronesia, which is composed of Yap, Chuuk, Pohnpei and Kosrae.
Here in Pohnpei, we have an additional emphasis on subject matter expert exchanges, and quite a bit of our team is operating in the other three states, Chuuk, Kosrae and Yap.
Of these patients, 14 (25%) originated in Chuuk State and 13 (24%) in Pohnpei State; for 28 (51%), the specific Federated State was not documented.
Micronesia consists of over 2,000 islands across the North Pacific and customers using the new Airpass can travel to Chuuk, Kosrae, Pohnpei, and Yap in the Federated States of Micronesia; Kwajalein Atoll and Majuro in the Marshall Islands; Rota and Saipan in the Northern Mariana Islands as well as Palau.
Blood lead levels and risk factors for lead poisoning in children and caregivers in Chuuk State, Micronesia.
The operation includes delivering supplies to the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas Islands, Yap, Palau, Chuuk and Pohnpei.