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Management of natural disasters in developing countries

International Workshop on Management of Natural Disasters (2000 Bangkok, Thailand)

Management of natural disasters in developing countries

by International Workshop on Management of Natural Disasters (2000 Bangkok, Thailand)

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Published by Centre for Science & Techonlogy of the Non-Aligned and other Developing Countries, Daya Pub. House in Delhi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Emergency management -- Developing countries -- Congresses.

  • About the Edition

    Contributed seminar papers presented at the International Workshop on Management of Natural Disasters during, 24-27 Jan. 2000 at Bangkok.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Other titlesNatural disasters
    Statementeditors, H.N. Srivastava, G.D. Gupta.
    GenreCongresses.
    ContributionsSrivastava, H. N., Gupta, G. D., Centre for Science and Technology of the Non-Aligned and Other Developing Countries.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV551.5.D44 I58 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 201 p. :
    Number of Pages201
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17931971M
    ISBN 108170354250
    LC Control Number2006554714
    OCLC/WorldCa69337368

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