Flood damage and flood control activities in Asia and the Far East.
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Published by United Nations in Bangkok .
Written in English


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SeriesFlood control series -- 1
ContributionsUnited Nations. Economic Commission for Asia and the Far East. Bureau of Flood Control.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14398697M

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