Gulf Coast Recovery Act of 2005
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Gulf Coast Recovery Act of 2005 report (to accompany H.R. 4438) by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

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  • Hurricane Katrina, 2005,
  • Emergency management -- Law and legislation -- United States -- Gulf Coast,
  • Disaster relief -- Law and legislation -- United States -- Gulf Coast

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SeriesReport / 109th Congress, 1st session, House of Representatives -- 109-364
The Physical Object
Pagination9 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL14550936M

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