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Hurricane Katrina in the Gulf Coast

Hurricane Katrina in the Gulf Coast

building performance observations, recommendations, and technical guidance : Mitigation Assessment Team report

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Published by U.S. Department of Homeland Security, FEMA in [Washington, D.C] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hurricane Katrina, 2005,
  • Hurricanes

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesMitigation Assessment Team report, Hurricane Katrina in the Gulf Coast, building performance observations, recommendations, and technical guidance
    StatementFEMA ... [et al.].
    ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of Homeland Security., United States. Federal Emergency Management Agency. Mitigation Assessment Team.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC945 .H8737 2006
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (various paging) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16295617M
    LC Control Number2006474065

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