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Severe storms and reducing their impact on communities

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Subcommittee on Disaster Prevention and Prediction

Severe storms and reducing their impact on communities

hearing before the Subcommittee on Disaster Prevention and Prediction of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, One Hundred Ninth Congress, first session, June 29, 2005

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Subcommittee on Disaster Prevention and Prediction

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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 .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Severe storms -- United States -- Forecasting,
  • Hazard mitigation -- United States,
  • Emergency management -- United States,
  • House construction -- Climatic factors -- United States,
  • Building, Stormproof -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesS. hrg -- 109-370
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 68 p. :
    Number of Pages68
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14553533M
    ISBN 100160763185
    OCLC/WorldCa70136657


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