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International Committee of the Red Cross in Africa.

International Committee of the Red Cross.

International Committee of the Red Cross in Africa.

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Published by International Committee of the Red Cross, Press and Information Division in Geneva .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Red Cross and Red Crescent -- Africa.,
    • War relief -- Africa.,
    • Disaster relief -- Africa.

    • Edition Notes

      Cover title.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV571 .R44 1978
      The Physical Object
      Pagination23 p. :
      Number of Pages23
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4484984M
      LC Control Number79313841


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