Accordingly, it is imperative that our future paradigm incorporates a broad scope of variables and considers the importance of vulnerability reduction through development and disaster management activities alike (McEntire et al.
What does VR stand for?
VR stands for Vulnerability Reduction
This definition appears somewhat frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Information technology (IT) and computers
- Military and Government
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We have 33 other meanings of VR in our Acronym Attic
- Voltage Regulating Transformer
- Voltage Regulator
- Voltage Relay
- Volume Reduction
- Voluntary Redundancy
- Voluntary Restraint
- Volunteer Reserve (RAF)
- Vooray (apparel)
- Voter Registration
- Voyage Repair
- Vulnerability Report
- Vocational Rehabilitation & Education
- Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment
- Fleet Tactical Support Squadron (US Navy aviation unit designation used from 1960 to 1976)
- Virtual Reality - Haptics Symposium
- Vitterbi Receiver with Intra-Block Interference Cancellation
- Virtual Reality - Immersive Projection Technology Symposium
- Variable-Rate Multi-Modal Speech Coder
- Virtual Reality/Augmented Reality
- Vertical Replication coupled with Horizontal Expansion
Samples in periodicals archive:
Harald van der Werff and Doctor Muhammad Asif Khan has informed the participants on the effectiveness of ITC International workshop on earthquake vulnerability reduction at the ceremony.
Suppose in a big city like Karachi with an estimated one million inhabitants, the evacuation process would take several days, therefore an effective vulnerability reduction system is necessary," he said.
Army Ballistic Research Laboratory), Klopcic (physics and mathematics, Kenyon College) and Walbert (chief scientist, SURVICE Engineering) discuss mission effectiveness, fault trees, degraded states and networked systems and show how V/L modeling and simulation are used to evaluate system acquisition, life cycle and vulnerability reduction.
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] Ramdin also mentioned several initiatives that have been begun and coordinated by the OAS, such as the Inter-American Strategic Plan for Policy on Vulnerability Reduction, Risk Management, and Disaster Response (IASP), the Inter-American Committee for Disaster Risk Reduction (IACNDR), and the Working Group on Natural Disaster Risk Reduction created in the recent 39th General Assembly.
Exploring arguments about risk reduction versus vulnerability reduction, education access versus quality, the authors reason that these are not polarized opposites but should be part of comprehensive integrated strategies.
GAO was asked to summarize a report being released today that identifies the extent to which the sector plans addressed key aspects of cyber security, including cyber assets, key vulnerabilities, vulnerability reduction efforts, and recovery plans.