It warns that agencies are in danger of being overwhelmed by events
such as flooding, storms and drought.
Most Americans think of Hoover as the man who was president when the stock market crashed and the Great Depression gripped the country--a one-term president overwhelmed by events
. But in Belgium, Herbert Hoover is a hero.
The more I talked to Amanda the more I realised that far from being overwhelmed by events
which is a way I often felt I did actually have the power to change things.
Some were overwhelmed by events
. But we seem to get skillful leaders when we need them.
Only when he is overwhelmed by events
does he become involved in struggle, but in the process he comes to redefine what freedom means.
It is not an event which any Chancellor will deliberately engineer unless he is on the brink of being overwhelmed by events
, his own incompetence or a combination of the two.
The brilliant stained glass piece by Lea Koesterer (see story Page 12) seems a fitting symbol of the hope in a Christmas season overwhelmed by events
that threaten to drain all hope.
But the conclusion drawn wasn't simply that some Canadian ERs could be overwhelmed by events
like the flu epidemic.
This is the apocryphal Joseph, embarassed and overwhelmed by events
. But why do the artists choose to show this version of him at the Nativity, by which time he understood his role in the coming of the Messiah?
This is how the Angus Reid polling company has put it: "Canadians no longer define middle class by the opportunity it presents but by the burdens it carries: high taxation, fear of the future, and a feeling of being overwhelmed by events
In broadly interpreting the poll, the Angus Reid company offered the view that "Canadians no longer define middle class by the opportunity it presents but by the burdens it carries: high taxation, fear of the future, and a feeling of being overwhelmed by events
Inability to function due to impaired wakefulness is a horribly defeating experience, leading to a sense of being overwhelmed by events
for which one lacks the energy to respond in a competent manner.