World hunger, health, and refugee problems summary of special study mission to Asia and the Middle East : report by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Labor and Public Welfare. Subcommittee on Health.

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  • Food supply -- Asia.,
  • Food supply -- Middle East.,
  • Food relief, American.

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At head of title: 94th Congress, 2d session. Joint committee print.

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Statementprepared for the Subcomittee on Health, Committee on Labor and Public Welfare and the Subcommittee on Refugees and Escapees, Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate.
ContributionsUnited States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee to Investigate Problems Connected with Refugees and Escapees
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 118 p. ;
Number of Pages118
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Open LibraryOL22271756M

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