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All organizations need to manage disaster effectively

Zenobia A. James

All organizations need to manage disaster effectively

a basic guide for controlling disaster and its aftermath activities

by Zenobia A. James

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Published by Zenobia James Co. in [Wilmington, DE .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Carolina.
    • Subjects:
    • Hurricane Hugo, 1989.,
    • Disaster relief -- South Carolina.,
    • African American churches.,
    • Church work with disaster victims -- South Carolina.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementZenobia A. James.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV636 1989 .S597 1993
      The Physical Object
      Pagination70 leaves :
      Number of Pages70
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1175488M
      ISBN 100963570811
      LC Control Number94160318
      OCLC/WorldCa31239951


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