winterization


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winterization

[‚win·tə·rə′zā·shən]
(engineering)
The preparation of equipment for operation in conditions of winter weather; this applies to preparation not only for cold temperatures, but also for snow, ice, and strong winds.
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org/donate , will directly support the Agency's winterization efforts, including shelter repairs and the provision of food and cash assistance to vulnerable Palestine refugee families.
org/donate, will directly support the Agency's winterization efforts, including shelter repairs and the provision of food and cash assistance to vulnerable Palestine refugee families.
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To learn more on the winterization process, book a consultation service now with the team at John the Plumber.
Despite this, Sleiman said that due to the intense risks that winterization presents, UNHCR will dedicate whatever funding necessary to meet winterization needs.
State Department has acknowledged directly providing 385 million dollars support to the Syrian people, including "emergency medical care and medical supplies, food aid, and winterization supplies like blankets and heaters for those affected by the crisis.
A winterization plan is being developed, but it too requires support and funding.
The neighbor, who requested that he not be identified by name, said in an interview yesterday that he was outside playing basketball with his son in March when the same GMC Yukon pulled up to the house two days after the winterization work.
Keeping in view the needs of the flood affected and displaced populations in Sindh, the project, funded by the Spanish Government, will focus on emergency livelihood support, provision of clean drinking water, provision of health care and distribution of critical winterization items, AECID spokesperson informed.
Such work as the renovation of heating systems, renovation of sewage and bathroom units, inner renovation of buildings, front winterization, decoration of rooms, replacement of bathroom equipment, replacement of old windows and doors, equipment supply, etc.
Coverage encompasses essential tools and general boat care, followed by specific steps for interior refurbishment; fiberglass and wood repair; hull maintenance and fittings; deck leaks and cracks; painting and varnishing; general mechanics; plumbing and gas systems; electric and wiring defects; engine and fuel system overhaul; safety gear; sailboat, powerboat, dinghy, and outboard engine maintenance; and hauling out and winterization.
Power plant operators do file winterization plans with the Public Utility Commission, said Smitherman - although the main impetus in having them file was to make sure the plants were prepared for hurricanes.