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contingency plan

A plan involving suitable backups, immediate actions and longer term measures for responding to computer emergencies such as attacks or accidental disasters. Contingency plans are part of business continuity planning.

The process of developing such a plan involves convening a team representing all sectors of the organization, identifying critical resources and functions and establishing a plan for recovery based on how long the enterprise can function without specific functions. The plan must be documented and tested until it works effectively. Also called a "disaster plan," a contingency plan must be updated periodically. See business continuity, disaster recovery and backup types.
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"Through the 'Visit St Petersburg' campaign, Plan b will do what we do best by promoting business and tourism opportunities from the UAE to the incredible city of St Petersburg.
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Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in granting Teva's drug application for over-the-counter sales of Plan B One-Step without age restrictions.
Around the same time, FDA approved an application to offer Plan B over the counter without a prescription to girls and women ages 15 years old and older, though many advocates questioned how 15-year-olds would be able to prove their age without government-issued identification.
Federal attorneys say that while the administration's decision only applies to one version of the emergency contraceptive, other manufacturers could submit approval applications, but the FDA might grant Plan B's manufacturer, Teva Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd., marketing exclusivity.
Having come across Plan B's fascinating protest song III Manors, a bitterly ironic tirade against the use of the 'chav' stereotype in the world of politics and the media, I decided this would go down a storm with my year 11s, exam fatigued and increasingly restive as they are!
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The first one was about US President Barack Obama, who allegedly informed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu about his "Plan B" on Iran.
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RIZ MC MICROSCOPE AWAY from the cameras, Riz Ahmed - star of films such as Four Lions, Trishna and Plan B's directorial debut, Ill Manors - gets to indulge in his passion for rapping.