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New challenges and problems for information management in complex emergencies

Nik Gowing

New challenges and problems for information management in complex emergencies

ominous lessons from the Great Lakes and Eastern Zaire in late 1996 and early 1997 : conference paper [from] "Dispatches from Disaster Zones", the reporting of humanitarian emergencies, London, 27 and 28 May 1998

by Nik Gowing

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Statementby Nik Gowing.
ContributionsDispatches from the disaster zones public conference (May 1998 : London)
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Open LibraryOL18334020M

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