Building a national humanitarian organisation a case study of the Kenya Red Cross by Baard-Anders Andreassen

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Published by Institut Henry-Dunant in Genève .

Written in English

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  • Kenya Red Cross Society.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Book details

Other titlesCase study of the Kenya Red Cross.
Statementby Baard-Anders Andreassen.
SeriesIHD document de travail -- 6:87
ContributionsInstitut Henry-Dunant.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV580.K46 A54 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination23 p. --
Number of Pages23
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16517817M

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