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Disaster studies and development

Pravin Kushwaha

Disaster studies and development

a critical review of India"s disaster management framework

by Pravin Kushwaha

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Published by Jamsetji Tata Centre for Disaster Management, Tata Institute for Social Sciences in Mumbai .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Emergency management -- India

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 15-16).

    StatementPravin Kushwaha.
    SeriesJTCDM working paper series -- number 5, May 2008
    ContributionsJamsetji Tata Centre for Disaster Management.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV551.5.A-ZI+
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 16 p. ;
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23973400M
    LC Control Number2009310819


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