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Cities and disaster

North American studies in emergency management

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Published by C.C. Thomas in Springfield, Ill., U.S.A .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Disaster relief -- United States -- Planning.,
    • Local government -- United States.,
    • Central-local government relations -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[edited by] Richard T. Sylves, William L. Waugh, Jr.
      ContributionsSylves, Richard Terry., Waugh, William L.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV555.U6 C58 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxvi, 252 p. :
      Number of Pages252
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2214324M
      ISBN 100398056358
      LC Control Number89037355

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