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Published by Earthscan in London .
Written in English


  • Climatic changes -- Economic aspects -- Developing countries,
  • Insurance, Disaster -- Developing countries,
  • Risk (Insurance),
  • Natural disasters -- Economic aspects -- Developing countries,
  • Climatic changes -- Environmental aspects -- Developing countries

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Edition Notes

Other titlesDisaster risk financing in developing countries
Statementguest editor: Eugene N. Gurenko
SeriesClimate policy -- 6, issue 6, Climate policy -- 6, no. 6
ContributionsGurenko, Eugene
The Physical Object
Paginationp. [596]-688 :
Number of Pages688
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17236791M
ISBN 101844074838
ISBN 109781844074839

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