At the regional level, vulnerability was assessed on the basis of a principal component analysis carried out with variables recognised in literature to contribute to vulnerability, using watersheds as the unit of analysis. The area exposed was obtained from a simplified flood extent analysis at the regional level, which provided a mask where vulnerability variables were extracted. The vulnerability indicator obtained from the principal component analysis was combined with an existing susceptibility indicator, thus providing an index that allows the watersheds to be prioritised in support of flood risk management at regional level.
Founders Jan Waszkiewicz and Stanley Zaleski had launched the company in 1972 as an optical machinery factory.Six years later, they saw tough times ahead and chose to reinvent Randolph Engineering as a maker of high quality sunglasses.”They decided that they needed to do something, or else they were going to be out of business,” said chief executive Peter Waszkiewicz. “There wasn’t going to be enough tool work to do.”Today, Randolph Engineering remains a small business, but its products are on display to millions as popular eyewear for characters in movies and television shows.”The biggest hit was ‘Mad Men,’ ” said Mary Waszkiewicz, the company’s marketing manager. Its sunglasses appeared on actor Jon Hamm’s face for the first three seasons of the popular show.”Everyone wants to look like Don Draper,” she said, referring to Hamm’s character.Randolph Engineering glasses have enjoyed their share of screen time in movie theaters, as well.
Schott is one of the few glass manufactures that already has flexible glass solution in the market. Samsung is one of its clients, which means the UTG glass in the Galaxy Z Flip was most likely provided by Schott. Corning is also believed to be working with device makers to implement its own solutions.
Leaders of rival Palestinian factions began Egyptian brokered reconciliation talks in Cairo on Monday to try to heal long standing internal divisions, ahead of planned Palestinian elections later this year. Egypt has tried in vain for 14 years to reconcile Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas nationalist Fatah faction and its bitter rival Hamas, the armed Islamist movement that opposes any negotiations with Israel. No Palestinian elections have been held in Gaza, the West Bank and East Jerusalem for 15 years..
But there are many types of hemorrhoid surgery options? So when everything fails and surgery remains the only option, which of these options should the person opt for. Obviously this is not a decision that will be made by the person, a doctor who is well qualified to do so, will take the decision based on his observations of the case. But the victim should also know about the various options that are available for him.