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Post-disaster reconstruction and the window of opportunity a review of select concepts, models and research studies by V. Thiruppugazh

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


  • Disaster relief -- Research -- India

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About the Edition

With reference to India.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 31-36).

StatementV. Thiruppugazh.
SeriesJTCDM working paper series -- no. 3, November 2007
ContributionsJamsetji Tata Centre for Disaster Management.
LC ClassificationsHV555.A-ZI+
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 48 p. :
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24014579M
LC Control Number2009310817

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