troubled project rural water systems and environmental sanitation in Peru ; report to the Administrator, Agency for International Development by United States. General Accounting Office

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  • Water-supply, Rural -- Peru,
  • Sanitation -- Peru

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Statementby the U.S. General Accounting Office
ContributionsUnited States. Agency for International Development
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Pagination4, 26 p. ;
Number of Pages26
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