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Disasters and disaster laws by Douglas A. Baker

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Published by Ohio Legislative Service Commission in Columbus .
Written in English



  • Ohio.,
  • United States.


  • Disaster relief -- Ohio.,
  • Disaster relief -- United States.

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Edition Notes

Statementresearch staff, Douglas A. Baker, project officer, Christine L. Cole, research associate.
SeriesStaff research report - Ohio Legislative Service Commission ;, no. 120, Staff research report (Ohio. General Assembly. Legislative Service Commission) ;, no. 120.
ContributionsCole, Christine L., joint author., Ohio. General Assembly. Legislative Service Commission.
LC ClassificationsJK5574 .A3 no. 120, KFO352 .A3 no. 120
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 61 p. :
Number of Pages61
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5017966M
LC Control Number76621554

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