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Natural disasters and vulnerability analysis

report of Expert Group Meeting (9-12 July 1979).

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Published by Office of the United Nations Disaster Relief Co-ordinator in [Geneva] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Natural disasters,
  • Risk

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsOffice of the United Nations Disaster Relief Co-ordinator., Expert Group Meeting on Vulnerability Analysis (1979 : Geneva, Switzerland)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGB5014 .N38 1980
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 49 p. :
    Number of Pages49
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3839485M
    LC Control Number81154555

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1 August Symbol. UNDRO/EXPGRP/1. Share this Go back. Related information Attachments. Book; Government Document Published [Geneva]: Office of the United Nations Disaster Relief Co-ordinator, [] Language English Description vi, 49 p.: ill. ; 30 cm. Notes. Report of Expert Group Meeting on Vulnerability Analysis, held in Geneva.

Includes bibliographical references. Technical Details Staff View. Natural disasters and vulnerability analysis: report of Expert Group Meeting ( July ) by Office of the United Nations Disaster Relief Co-ordinator ; Expert Group Meeting on Vulnerability Analysis ( Geneva, Switzerland)Pages:   Roxana L.

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