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Preparedness to prevent Desert Locust plagues in the Central Region: an historical review: Part 2. Appendices

J. I. Magor, Pietro N. Ceccato, H. M. Dobson, J. Pender & L. Ritchie
This review provides background information for discussing Desert Locust control strategies and tactics. The illustrated text describes the evolution of the control strategy from 1930 onwards, the spatial and temporal characteristics of outbreaks, upsurges and plagues and methods of assessing the threat this locust poses to agriculture in Africa, the Near East and southwest Asia. An early warning system has operated since the 1940s as part of the collaborative national, regional and international system to...

Art Image Copyright and Licensing: Terms and Conditions Governing Third Party Rights

Melissa A. Brown & Kenneth D. Crews
This table provides an overview of the rights and reproduction policies of art museums within the United States as they address the existence of third party copyrights in artwork reproductions. It also provides a means for comparing and analyzing how different institutions approach the issue of third party rights when licensing uses of art images.

Asset Poverty and Debt Among Families with Children

Yumiko Aratani & Michelle M. Chau
Increasingly the significance of asset ownership among low-income families is being recognized. Assets such as savings and homeownership are vital components of a family's economic security, along with income and human and social capital. In this report, we use the term "assets" to refer to financial and economic resources, not including human capital. Unlike labor market earnings, income generated from assets provides a cushion for families in case of job loss, illness, death of a...

Child Poverty in the States: Levels and Trends from 1979 to 1998

Neil G. Bennett & Hsien-Hen Lu
This research brief from the National Center for Children in Poverty (NCCP) uses the official measure of poverty and the most recent data available from the U.S. Census Bureau to document the levels of child poverty in all fifty states and the District of Columbia. (In 1998, the official poverty threshold for a family of four was $16,660.) It also examines long-term trends in child poverty between 1979 and 1998 in each state. Further, it...

Economic Insecurity: Implications of Federal Budget Proposals for Low-Income Working Families

Nancy K. Cauthen & Kinsey Alden Dinan
What happens when a family loses one or more vital work supports? This brief uses the Family Resource Simulator, developed by the National Center for Children in Poverty, to illustrate the impact of the loss of benefits on working families. The Simulator is a web-based tool that calculates a family’s resources and basic expenses in the context of federal and state policies as family earnings increase. Calculations are based on hypothetical families, created by selecting...

Ten Important Questions About Child Poverty and Family Economic Hardship

Nancy K. Cauthen & Sarah Fass
How serious is the problem of of child poverty and family economic hardship in the United States and what can be done about it?

Written Statement Submitted by Nancy K. Cauthen, Ph.D.

Nancy K. Cauthen
Comments submitted for a Hearing on Establishing a Modern Poverty Measure, Subcommittee on Income Security and Family Support, House Committee on Ways and Means, July 17, 2008.

Why Social Security Matters to Children and Families: What Every Policymaker Should Know

Nancy K. Cauthen
Social Security has provided a reliable retirement safety net for the elderly for more than six decades. But the program also provides working parents with valuable—and irreplaceable—insurance protection for their families against the tragedies of serious disability and death. Over 5 million children benefit from Social Security—as dependents of workers who have died or become disabled, or as family members in households where an adult relies on Social Security. The program provides more benefits to...

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