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Flood problem and management in South Asia

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Published by Kluwer Academic Publishers in Dordrecht, Boston .
Written in English



  • South Asia.


  • Flood control -- South Asia

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Edition Notes

Other titlesNatural hazards.
Statementedited by M. Monirul Qader Mirza, Ajaya Dixit, Ainun Nishat.
ContributionsMirjā, Ema. Manirula Kādera., Dixit, Ajaya., Nishat, Ainun.
LC ClassificationsTC502.9 .F56 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 210 p. :
Number of Pages210
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3708055M
ISBN 101402010680
LC Control Number2003283080

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