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Approaches to mitigating and managing natural catastrophe risk

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Financial Services. Subcommittee on Housing and Community Opportunity

Approaches to mitigating and managing natural catastrophe risk

H.R. 2555, the Homeowners" Defense Act : joint hearing before the Subcommittee on Housing and Community Opportunity and the Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Insurance, and Government Sponsored Enterprises of the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, second session, March 10, 2010

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Financial Services. Subcommittee on Housing and Community Opportunity

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ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Financial Services. Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Insurance, and Government Sponsored Enterprises
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKF27 .B546 2010b
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 130 p. :
Number of Pages130
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24483435M
ISBN 10016086271X
ISBN 109780160862717
LC Control Number2010478782
OCLC/WorldCa657335388

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