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safe haven

noun area free from danger, area free from harm, area of protection, area out of danger, area screenedfrom danger, asylum, confined area, guaranteed safe area, harbor, place of safety, port, protected area, refuge, retreat, safe area, safe harbor, safeguarded area, sanctuary, secure area, shelter, sheltered area, shielded area, untreatened area
Associated concepts: safe haven in contracts, safe haven in statutes
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Run in association with Liverpool council, the safe havens are available 24 hours a day and if the station is empty people can still call for assistance by using the yellow station phone located at the front.
Healy said there was no guarantee that the mother would leave her baby in a safe haven.
Earlier, deputy secretary of State William Burns concluded his day-long visit to Pakistan during which he met Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and discussed a range of issues, including cross border terrorism and terrorist safe havens.
He stressed the need to provide more aid to Syrian refugees in neighbouring countries, adding that refugees and displaced Syrians should be gradually relocated once safe havens are set up and foreign forces and armed militias leave Syria.
A number of these attacks were planned and launched from the groups' safe havens in Pakistan.
The insurgency's safe havens in Pakistan, the limited institutional capacity of the Afghan government, and endemic corruption remain the greatest risks to long-term stability and sustainable security in Afghanistan," stated the report published by the US Department of Defense (DoD).
In addition to Pakistani safe havens, the report says the limited capacity of the Afghani government and "endemic corruption" pose the greatest threat to the country's security.
While it might on the surface seem an irony that the dollar will actually benefit from US fiscal disorder, a quick tour around the other traditional safe havens reveals how few choices investors have when it comes to calm harbors.
Setting up a safe haven is one of the most debated issues among the Turkish officials.
Panetta, speaking in Kabul on Thursday, said the United States was reaching the limits of its patience with Pakistan because of the safe havens the country offered to insurgents fighting in neighboring Afghanistan.
There are many concerns that focus on what messages safe havens send about parental responsibility and the right of adopted children to know about their family history.
Safe Havens was selected from eight applicants to partner with the Center for Safe Schools to coordinate the project.