FEMA and the disaster relief fund
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Published by Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English


  • United States. -- Federal Emergency Management Agency,
  • Disaster relief -- United States

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Edition Notes

StatementKeith Bea
SeriesMajor studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 1992, reel 9, fr. 00338
ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Congressional Research Service
The Physical Object
Pagination37 p.
Number of Pages37
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15459977M

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