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Author: Brenda S. Farrell
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: compensation, delivery, accurate, medical, benefits, civilians, deployed, timely, ensure, improved, capital, tracking, additional, needed, actions, human
Number of Pages: 18
Published: 2010-01
ISBN-10: 1437924107
ISBN-13: 9781437924107

The Dept. of Defense (DoD) and other executive agencies increasingly deploy civilians in support of contingency operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. The use of deployed civilians has raised questions about the potential for differences in policies on compensation and medical benefits. When these civilians are deployed and serve side by side, differences in compensation or medical benefits may become more apparent and could adversely impact morale. This statement is based on a June 2009 report which compared agency policies and identified any issues in policy or implementation regarding: (1) com
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Author: Brenda S. Farrell
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: medical, compensation, benefits, deployed, civilians, federal, accurate, timely, actions, capital, needed, track, provide, human
Number of Pages: 87
Published: 2009-11
ISBN-10: 1437918565
ISBN-13: 9781437918564

The DoD and other executive agencies increasingly deploy civilians in support of contingency operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. Prior reports show that the use of deployed civilians has raised questions about the potential for differences in policies on compensation and medical benefits. This report compare agency policies and identifies any issues in policy or implementation regarding: (1) compensation; (2) medical benefits; and (3) identification and tracking of deployed civilians. Includes recommendations. Charts and tables.
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Author: Robert E. Robertson
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: vietnam, exposed, workers, compensation, claims, civilians, number, orange, limited, information, available, agent
Number of Pages: 44
Published: 2005-09-01
ISBN-10: 1422300447
ISBN-13: 9781422300442

Civilian employees of the U.S. gov't. may have difficulty in obtaining workers' compensation benefits for medical conditions they developed as a result of their exposure to Agent Orange in Vietnam. This report determines: (1) what is known about the number of civilians who served in Vietnam, both those employed directly by the U.S. gov't. & those employed by companies that contracted with the gov't.; (2) what is known about the number, processing, & disposition of claims filed by these civilians; & (3) what options are available if Congress chooses to improve access to benefits for civilians e
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Author: Bill Van Esveld
Publisher: Human Rights Watch
Keywords: groups, rocket, attacks, armed, palestinian, gaza, harm, civilians, rockets
Number of Pages: 34
Published: 2009
ISBN-10: 1564325210
ISBN-13: 9781564325211

Rockets from Gaza documents rocket attacks by Hamas and other Palestinian armed groups in Gaza against Israeli population centers before, during and after Israel's three-week military offensive in Gaza in December 2008 and January 2009. This report describes the rockets fired, the number of attacks, and the cases of individual civilians harmed by the attacks. In addition to documenting property damage and the displacement of civilians within rocket range, the report provides accounts of the three Israeli civilians killed by rockets on December 27 and 29, and of a seven year-old boy who was sev
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Author: Brenda S. Farrell
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: civilian, strategic, workforce, plan, dods, enhance, capital, further, actions, needed, human
Number of Pages: 37
Published: 2011-01
ISBN-10: 1437940420
ISBN-13: 9781437940428

This is a print on demand edition of a hard to find publication. As of March 2010, DoD's total civilian workforce included 718,000 full-time civilians, including more than 2,900 civilians in the senior mgmt., functional, and technical personnel workforce. Further, DoD reported that, as of the end of Sept. 2009, there were more than 118,000 civilians in DoD's acquisition workforce. DoD will have 30% of its workforce eligible to retire by 2015; therefore, it needs to reduce its reliance on contractors to augment the current workforce. In early 2010, DoD submitted its 2009 update to the human cap
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Author: Amelia Bookstein
Publisher: Oxfam
Keywords: neglected, conflicts, civilians, protect, agenda, action, headlines
Number of Pages: 58
Published: 2003-11-01
ISBN-10: 0855985267
ISBN-13: 9780855985264

A campaigning report detailing how civilians--especially those in the 'forgotten' conflicts around the world--are suffering as humanitarian aid follows political priorities rather than the greatest need. It reviews the issues around humanitarian protection with illustrative examples from conflicts as diverse as Afghanistan, East Timor, Liberia, Bosnia, the Phillippines, Mozambique and Burundi. For all involved in humanitarian work as planners and managers, as well as researchers, policy advisers and politicians.
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Author: Human Rights Watch (Organization)
Publisher: Human Rights Watch
Keywords: southern, sudan, protection, civilian, intervene, gaps, one
Number of Pages: 18
Published: 2009
ISBN-10: 1564325067
ISBN-13: 9781564325068

This 15-page report highlights a recent surge in ethnic violence and the failure of the government of Southern Sudan and the United Nations Mission in Sudan (UNMIS) to protect civilians. In March and April 2009, armed civilians from the Lou Nuer and Murle ethnic groups in Southern Sudan's Jonglei state killed an estimated 1,000 men, women, and children, and abducted about 150 women and children in vicious attacks and counter-attacks. Government officials knew the conflict was brewing but did not take steps to prevent it or protect civilians, nor did the UN mission address the impending violenc
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