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Access to Water in the Slums of the Developing World. / Dagdeviren, Hulya; Robertson, Simon A.

Brasilia : International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth, 2009. (International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth Working Papers; No. 57).

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Harvard

Dagdeviren, H & Robertson, SA 2009 'Access to Water in the Slums of the Developing World' International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth Working Papers, no. 57, International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth, Brasilia. <http://www.ipc-undp.org>

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Dagdeviren, H., & Robertson, S. A. (2009). Access to Water in the Slums of the Developing World. (International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth Working Papers; No. 57). International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth. http://www.ipc-undp.org

Vancouver

Dagdeviren H, Robertson SA. Access to Water in the Slums of the Developing World. Brasilia: International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth. 2009 Jun. (International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth Working Papers; 57).

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Dagdeviren, Hulya ; Robertson, Simon A. / Access to Water in the Slums of the Developing World. Brasilia : International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth, 2009. (International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth Working Papers; 57).

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