Disaster Relief Act of 1965. Hearings, Eighty-ninth Congress, first session, on S. 1861, a bill to provide additional assistance for area suffering a major disaster. June 21 and 22, 1965. by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Public Works. Subcommittee on Flood Control: Rivers and Harbors.

Cover of: Disaster Relief Act of 1965. | United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Public Works. Subcommittee on Flood Control: Rivers and Harbors.

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LC ClassificationsKF26 .P846 1965
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Paginationiv, 181 p.
Number of Pages181
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Open LibraryOL5965295M
LC Control Number65062029
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