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International disaster communications

International disaster communications

harnessing the power of communications to avert disasters and save lives

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Published by The Annenberg Washington Program in Communications Policy Studies of Northwestern University in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Emergency management -- Communication systems -- International cooperation.,
  • Emergency communication systems -- International cooperation.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesHarnessing the power of communications to avert disasters and save lives.
    StatementFred H. Cate, editor.
    ContributionsCate, Fred H., Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). Annenberg Washington Program in Communications Policy Studies.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV551.2 .I57 1994
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 62 p. ;
    Number of Pages62
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL832903M
    LC Control Number95107429

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