Kosrae

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Kosrae,

island and state (1990 est. pop. 7,435), c.42 sq mi (110 sq km), Federated States of MicronesiaMicronesia, Federated States of,
independent nation (2015 est. pop. 104,000), 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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. The easternmost island group of the 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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, Kosrae consist of a larger central island (Kosrae), several small islands, and a narrow fringing reef. The island of Kosrae is the only inhabited portion of the state. Of volcanic origin, it rises to two peaks, the highest of which is Mt. Crozer (2,079 ft/634 m). Lele is the island's main harbor. Principal crops are copra, taro, and tropical fruits. There also are guano deposits. Kosrae was visited by Europeans in the early 19th cent. and ruled successively by Spain, Germany, and Japan before coming under United States control after World War II. There are ruins of ancient stone walls and dikes. Kosrae was formerly called Kusaie or Kuseie.
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26 million for FSM, will finance the installation of a submarine cable system connecting Tarawa (Kiribati) to Nauru, and Kosrae state (FSM) to Pohnpei state (FSM), which is connected to global networks.
Beginning on February 16, 2014, several patients were evaluated at Kosrae State Hospital for acute onset of fever and rash.
1] Division of Bacterial Diseases, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, CDC; [2] Global Immunization Division, Center for Global Health, CDC; [3] Division of Viral Diseases, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, CDC; [4] Division of Global Migration and Quarantine, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious, CDC; [5] Department of Health and Social Affairs, Government of the Federated States of Micronesia; [6] Division of Primary Health Care, Pohnpei State, Federated States of Micronesia; [7] Department of Health Services, Kosrae State, Federated States of Micronesia; [8] Department of Health Services, Chuuk State, Federated States of Micronesia.
The government reported that if any trafficking victims were identified, they would have access to the very limited social services, such as the mental health program at a hospital in Kosrae state, and legal assistance provided to victims of general crime through the public defenders offices at the national and state level.
In early 2013, Pohnpei, Chuuk, and Kosrae states signed the implementing regulations into law; Yap state has legislation pending with its legislature.
Resource evaluation of current populations of two commercially harvested sea cucumber species (Actinopyga mauritiana and Stichopus chloronotus), and recommendations for management for Kosrae State, Federated States of Micronesia.
98) In the FSM, a single penetration offence attracts a maximum penalty of either 9 or 10 years' imprisonment if serious injury results or a dangerous weapon was used and 5 years' imprisonment otherwise: 12 Chuuk State Code [section][section] 2051, 2053 (2001 draft); Kosrae State Code [section][section] 13.
123) 12 Chuuk State Code [section] 2053(1) (2001 draft); Kosrae State Code [section] 13.
Bar Member: State Bar of California; Chuuk State Supreme Court (Federated States of Micronesia); Kosrae State Supreme Court (Federated States of Micronesia).
During October, the Kosrae State Department of Health Services, with support from the FSM Department of Health and Social Affairs and the World Health Organization (WHO), responded to the outbreak with enhanced surveillance, training in clinical management, analysis of hospital surge capacity, a rapid mosquito survey to identify species and distributions, and control measures.
Kosrae state is a single island divided into 21 enumeration districts.