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Homelessness in the European Community

Homelessness in the European Community

report and recommendations to the EEC Commission from the Seminar on Poverty and Homelessness held in Cork, Ireland, 13th-15th Sept., 1985.

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Published by National Campaign for the Homeless in Dublin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Homelessness -- European Economic Community countries -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    On cover: Report on the first EEC Commission Seminar on Poverty and Homelessness.

    ContributionsNational Campaign for the Homeless (Ireland), Commission of the European Communities., Seminar on Homelessness and Poverty (1985 : Cork, Cork)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV4544.5 H65 1986
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[32] p.
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18275226M


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