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Climate change impacts in drought- and flood- affected areas

World Bank. South Asia Regional Office

Climate change impacts in drought- and flood- affected areas

case studies in India

by World Bank. South Asia Regional Office

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Published by World Bank in New Delhi .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (148-151).

Statement[World Bank], South Asia Region ... [et al.].
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 151 p. :
Number of Pages151
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24525604M
LC Control Number2010318849


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