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tsunami tragedy

how the U.S. is responding and providing relief : briefing before the Committee on International Relations, House of Representatives, One Hundred Ninth Congress, first session, January 26, 2005

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on International Relations

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Indian Ocean Tsunami, 2004,
  • Earthquakes -- Indian Ocean,
  • Disaster relief -- Indian Ocean Region,
  • Humanitarian assistance, American -- Indian Ocean Region

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 107 p. ;
    Number of Pages107
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15572596M
    ISBN 100160746426
    OCLC/WorldCa60330527


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