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Temporary villages for refugees: costs, problems, and opportunities

J. W. Higgins

Temporary villages for refugees: costs, problems, and opportunities

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Published by Rand Corp. in Santa Monica, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Vietnam.
    • Subjects:
    • Refugees -- Vietnam.,
    • Villages -- Vietnam.,
    • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- Civilian relief.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 207-210.

      Statement[by] J. W. Higgins.
      SeriesRand Corporation. Memorandum RM-5444-ISA/ARPA
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQ180.A1 R36 no. 5444, HV640.5.V5 R36 no. 5444
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 210 p.
      Number of Pages210
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5324784M
      LC Control Number72177553


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