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I wish to acknowledge the help given me by Dr Alan Mayo of the Building Research Establishment, Overseas Division, by Dr Adam Robertson, The Building and Livestock Division, AFRC, Institute of Engineering Research and by Mr B. D. Castle, the Meteorological Office, Advisory Services. Any mistakes are my own responsibility.

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O'Dowd, E.T. (1989) Supplement to ODNRI Bulletin No. 10-An evaluation of structures suitable for emergency storage in tropical countries 1. Wind forces on emergency storage structures (1989). Overseas Development Natural Resources Institute Bulletin No. 23, viii + 15pp.

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