contingency plan

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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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Plan B leaves long-term treatment decisions up to municipalities.
Three-and-a-half years ago when the decision was made to make a full-length Plan B video, Torey was on crutches because of an ankle injury.
also got three-year exclusivity for Plan B One-Step, which expires on April 30, 2016, based on submission of clinical trial data.
And on June 20, FDA approved Plan B One-Step as a nonprescription product for all women.
The reality is that there is overwhelming scientific evidence that the IUD and Plan B work only as contraceptives.
In 2006, the FDA approved over-the-counter access to Plan B emergency contraception, but restricted availability to women aged 18 years.
Five shares are maintained in Plan B for A's benefit from January 1, 2006, to December 31, 2007.
At Plan B, the strategy is to limit vodkas to one brand in each category--call, premium and super-premium, says Golden, who concedes that he includes the brand's flavors in each category as well.
What followed was pure American politics, with indignant resignations, obfuscatory requisitions for unnecessary data, refusals by pharmacists to provide Plan B even on prescription, plus political posturing by Hilary Clinton, who refused to accept the new FDA's new commissioner until Plan B was approved--and its eventual acquiescence 3 years later.
The process for approving the drug known as Plan B should have been short, but arguments beyond science crept into the approval process, Wood said.
The concern shouldn't just be that the spread of STDs may rise, with Plan B being available over the counter for anyone over the age of 18, the availability for teens even younger to have access to the pill is greater as well.
It is estimated that quick and easy access to Plan B will prevent up to 1.