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Water, wastes, and health in hot climates

Water, wastes, and health in hot climates

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Published by Wiley in London, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Developing countries.
    • Subjects:
    • Sanitary engineering -- Tropical conditions.,
    • Sanitary engineering -- Developing countries.,
    • Tropical medicine.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Richard Feachem, Michael McGarry, Duncan Mara.
      ContributionsFeachem, Richard G., 1947-, McGarry, Michael., Mara, D. Duncan (David Duncan),
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTD153 .W33
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 399 p. :
      Number of Pages399
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4888044M
      ISBN 100471994103
      LC Control Number76018946

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