Earthquake preparedness information for people with disabilities



Publisher: Federal Emergency Management Agency in [Washington, D.C.?]

Written in English
Published: Pages: 16 Downloads: 555
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Subjects:

  • Earthquakes -- California.,
  • People with disabilities.

Edition Notes

Statementdeveloped by the Southern California Earthquake Preparedness Project.
SeriesEarthquake hazards reduction series -- 5
ContributionsUnited States. Federal Emergency Management Agency, Southern California Earthquake Preparedness Project.
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 16 p. ;
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22433175M

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