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The United Nations Disaster Relief Office The politics and administration of international relief assistance (Université de Genève. Institut Universitaire ... de Hautes Études Internationales. Thèse) by Thomas Stephens

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Published by University Press of America .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Disaster relief,
  • International relief,
  • Office of the United Nations Disaster Relief Co-ordinator

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatUnknown Binding
Number of Pages221
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11391378M
ISBN 100819104140
ISBN 109780819104144

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