Once burned, twice shy? : lessons learned from the 1997-98 El Nino /

"You can request a free copy from UNU The adage "once burned, twice shy" suggests that when someone has had a bad experience, he or she is likely to shy away from being in the same situation again, having better learned to deal with it. By analogy, do societies that are forced to c...

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Bibliographic Details
Corporate Authors: United Nations University, United Nations Environment Programme, World Meteorological Organization, National Center for Atmospheric Research (U.S.), International Strategy for Disaster Reduction
Other Authors: Glantz, Michael H. (Editor)
Format: Book
Published: New York, NY : United Nations University, 2001.
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