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By Jim Ryan, John Lumley (auth.), James Ryan MB, BCh, BAO, MCh, FRCS, DMCC, FFAEM (Hon), Peter F. Mahoney TD, MSc, FRCA, FFARCSI, FIMC, RCS (Edin), DMCC, Ian Greaves MB, ChB, MRCP (UK), DMCC, DipIMCRCS (Ed), Gavin Bowyer MB, BCh, MChir, FRCS(Orth) (eds.)

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In these conditions, symmetry and asymmetry apply to both sets of circumstances. In contrast, processes of negotiation, trade sanctions and compromise resolve disagreements between developed nations. Nevertheless, all nations remain vigilant about their own security and are reluctant to forego the means of guaranteeing it, and so the military option remains available. Failed States Not infrequently, circumstances may change so that the actual viability, or even the existence, of a state is called into question.

This process has seen a decreasing likelihood of developed nations waging war against each other. Instead, a pattern has emerged of war being waged between developed and developing nations or between two developing nations. Many of these are legacies of colonial political or economic affairs. In these conditions, symmetry and asymmetry apply to both sets of circumstances. In contrast, processes of negotiation, trade sanctions and compromise resolve disagreements between developed nations. Nevertheless, all nations remain vigilant about their own security and are reluctant to forego the means of guaranteeing it, and so the military option remains available.

One of the four was Hurricane Mitch, which was one of the most destructive storms in the Western hemisphere for 200 years, killing at least 10,000 people in landslides and floods in Central America. Advances in forecasting El Nino events with adequate lead times may assist countries in disaster preparedness. How a warmer world as a result of climate change might influence these cycles is unknown. Vulnerability Sudden-onset natural disasters strike with little, if any, warning and leave their impact over a short period of time.

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