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Private Voluntary Organization

Also called a PVO. A charity or other organization that provides international assistance and is eligible for financial support from USAID. Organizations must register as PVOs to apply for this support, and ordinarily must provide audited financial statements and the like.
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It breaks through block constraints in PVO, PVO-K, and IPVO.
Emergency assistance is provided through intergovernmental organizations, particularly the United Nations World Food Program (WFP) and PVOs, although commodities may be used in government-to-government programs.
For example, Anheier (1990) argues that since PVOs, NPOs, philanthropic s, foundations and other similar types of s are located between the private, for-profit-seeking and government agencies, they should be conceptualised as 'Third Sector' s (TSOs) because of their intermediary position.
By war's end, Soviet Air Forces and aviation of PVO (anti-aircraft defence) had an inventory of 3,078 Aircobra fighters, including 700 planes in the PVO system.
An earlier version of this paper was presented in Bangalore, India, in 1994 at a conference titled Community Impact of PVO Child Survival Efforts: 1985-1994: A Worldwide Conference, sponsored by USAID.
Using Particle Vision Online and PVO Mirage software, you can graphically map out your process/facility, transforming sensor data into potent information for control and optimization.
While the term PVO tends to be a United States usage, the term nongovernmental organization (NGO) is used internationally and increasingly is a generic reference for the community as a whole.
The new PVO pump series comprises six variable displacement models rated 4060 psi for continuous operation and 5075 psi for intermittent use.
As the number and extent of complex emergencies have increased, so too have the PVO efforts.
PVO observations show that strong bursts do indeed follow the power law, implying a uniform density of nearby sources.
This is as the organizational model would predict, since part of the PVO's essential core was at stake: before the ABM treaty, the PVO defined its essential core mission as defense against "air-space attacks," that is, defense against aircraft and ballistic missiles.
Private voluntary organization -- PVO -- is the term used outside the U.