El Niño and La Niña -- the Pacific’s deadly duo
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Sources, references and further information

1.        Humanitarian Affairs Review. Brussels, Autumn 1998
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4.        Koop, David. "South America’s economies stagger under El Niño’s wrath," Associated Press, 5 March 1998
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6.        Lyman, Eric J. "Fujimori seeking to recover from El Niño beating," Wall Street Journal, 11 November 1998.
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10.      National Geographic. Vol. 195, No.3, March 1999
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1.        Care International
2.        Environmental News Network
3.        International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction
4.        International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
5.        El Niño general information
6.        La Niña: The hurricane booster?
7.        Munich Re
8.        National Institute of Water and Atmosphere Research Ltd
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10.      Pan-American Health Organization
11.      Queensland Department of Primary Industries
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14.      UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs’ ReliefWeb
15.      UN Food and Agriculture Organization’s FEWS and GIEWS
16.      US National Oceanic and Atmospheric (NOAA)
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