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at risk
a. Social welfare vulnerable to personal damage, to the extent that a welfare agency might take protective responsibility

Risk

A measure of the probability of an adverse effect on a population under a well-defined exposure scenario.

risk

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(engineering)
The potential realization of undesirable consequences from hazards arising from a possible event.

risk

The expectation of loss. It is a function of the probability and the consequences of harm. See risk assessment.
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Cheng also mentioned that the general public did not have to worry about the situation as preventive measures have already been taken to make sure none of the affected chickens make it to the consumer market.
Questions to assess frequency and type of general preventive measures including counseling regarding oral hygiene implementation, smoking cessation and diet modification, practiced by the participants were included.
Avery important statement that we find stated in the text of Article 219 final paragraph of the CPP, is that in accordance with which the competent judge of rights and liberties, invested with solving a proposal arrest of a defendant, and rejecting it, may order, by the same conclusion, the preventive measure of judicial control or that regarding the judicial control on bail, the essential requirement being to find that the conditions required by law(which we have examined above) for decision making are met.
Assessments of nutritional status, hydration, and respiratory function via lab values are also important preventive measures, because they provide crucial insight into residents' ability to fend off infection.
Brigadier Al Sayegh said it was a minor fire and people were evacuated from the hotel as a preventive measure.
The preventive measure of judicial control and that of judicial review on bail replace the current ordering not to leave the city and respectively the country, but in the new regulations new institutions and--above all--new provisions appear.
He said that the preventive measure campaign covers 25,301 units of City, 7,752 units of Jazz, 19,782 units of Civic, 12,730 units of CR-V and 2 units of Insight Vehicles which are affected by this preventive measure campaign in the Philippines.
Federal agencies won't reimburse for an expensive preventive measure but you can be sure that some sophisticated new dressing will become reimbursable.
The suspect, General Director of this group of companies, has been charged with the alleged crime and the preventive measure in the form of a subscription on his own recognizance on not leaving Moscow and the Moscow Region.
Islamabad -- The Chairman of Capital Development Authority (CDA), Maroof Afzal has directed the officials concerned to take all possible preventive measure to overcome the threats of the dengue virus in the Capital.
In the mid-1980s, physicians began prescribing pentamidine or TMP/SMX - both of which are also used to treat established cases of Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia - for AIDS patients as a preventive measure.
In the mid-1980s, physicians began prescribing pentamidine or TMP/SMX -- both of which are also used to treat established cases of Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia -- for AIDS patients as a preventive measure.

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