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Published by United Nations in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Flood control.,
  • Floods.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementwritten by John B. Miller.
ContributionsUnited Nations. Dept. of Humanitarian Affairs.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTC530 .M55 1997
The Physical Object
Pagination93 p. :
Number of Pages93
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL449873M
ISBN 109211320216
LC Control Number98164023
OCLC/WorldCa38208643

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