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safe area

An exterior or interior space that serves as a means of egress from a building by providing a transitional area from, or a normal means of entry to, an assembly space.
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Sophie Cade of FCC said: "We wre delighted to support and provide funding for the new MUGA at Upperton - as well as providing a modern and safe area for children to play, it will make a lasting and positive impact on the community."
It was in response to calls for Dog Safe Areas across Charnwood and resident's petition.
It is not surprising that some question the safe area concept after Srebrenica, and indeed some concerns are valid.
"CRT removed fridge to a safe area making sure it won't float again."
The intensity of the fog prompted the Interior Ministry to tweet at 8.06am, advising motorists "to pull completely off the road and try to park your vehicle in a safe area".
Particularly after the Libyan intervention, the narrower policy option of creating a safe area has been seen as a way of addressing concerns raised by Russia and China around the issue of regime change.
To access the pallets, the operator on the platform raises the rear-side gate while the ledge-side gate closes to retain a safe area. The system attaches directly to existing rack components to maximize space in the bay.
To access the pallets, the operator on the plat form raises the rear-side gate while the ledge-side gate closes to retain a safe area. The system attaches directly to existing rack components to maximize space in the bay.
But Gaza has no guaranteed safe area for civilians.
The charity, which has a training centre and a breeding centre in Leamington, says dog owners should prepare a safe area for their pets by putting a blanket over a table or placing their bed behind the sofa.
Turkish proposal for a "safe area" in Syria for civilians fleeing the fighting would not help resolve the humanitarian crisis arising from the conflict between President Bashar al-Assad's forces and insurgents, said Monday the newspaper of the Chinese Communist Party.