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Disaster Management in the U.S. and Canada

The Politics, Policymaking, Administration and Analysis of Emergency Management

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Published by Charles C. Thomas Publisher .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsRichard T. Sylves (Editor), William L. Waugh (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages393
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7470322M
ISBN 100398066094
ISBN 109780398066093

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