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Disaster declarations where is FEMA in a time of need? : full hearing of the Committee on Homeland Security, House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, March 15, 2007. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Homeland Security.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
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Book details:

LC ClassificationsKF27 .H57 2007r
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 39 p. ;
Number of Pages39
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24038631M
ISBN 100160848512
ISBN 109780160848513
LC Control Number2009526349

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