Articles | Volume 14, issue 12
Research article
17 Dec 2014
Research article |  | 17 Dec 2014

Factors affecting flood insurance purchase in residential properties in Johor, Malaysia

U. G. Aliagha, T. E. Jin, W. W. Choong, M. Nadzri Jaafar, and H. M. Ali

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