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Published by Office of the Vice President, Development Economics, World Bank in Washington, DC (1818 H St., NW, Washington 20433) .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Peru.

Subjects:

  • Water-supply -- Health aspects -- Peru.,
  • Sewerage -- Health aspects -- Peru.,
  • Waterborne infection -- Peru.,
  • Squatter settlements -- Peru.,
  • Poor -- Health and hygiene -- Peru.,
  • Basic needs -- Peru.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesWorld development report.
StatementSheila Webb and Associates.
SeriesPolicy research working papers ;, WPS 959
ContributionsSheila Webb and Associates.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRA593.P4 W38 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination17 p. :
Number of Pages17
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1456049M
LC Control Number93110621

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