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Colombia

Nasa communities blend ancestral knowledge with seismology in Colombia

21 Feb 2015, NGS

'It is not just about reducing risk and it is not just about natural disasters, its also about investment in the social, political, and economic issues and the life quality of the population,' said Colombian Making Cities Resilient Promoter Henry Peralta, in an article by National Geographic...


National Platform
  • National Platform Focal Point:
    Unidad Nacional para la Gestión del Riesgo de Desastres (UNGRD)
  • Website:http://www.sigpad.gov.co/sigpad/index.as
  • Contact:Director General
  • Phone:(57-1) 3751078 ext 102 +571 552 9696


  • Hyogo Framework for Action
  • HFA Focal Point:
    Unidad Nacional para la Gestión del Riesgo de Desastres (UNGRD)
  • Website:http://www.sigpad.gov.co/sigpad/index.as
  • Contact:Director General
  • Phone:(57-1) 3751078 ext 102 +571 552 9696
Top 5 Natural Disaster reported
Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Flood 2010 2,217,518
Earthquake* 1999 1,205,933
Flood 2008 1,200,091
Flood 2007 1,162,135
Flood 2005 474,607
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
Data version: v11.08   *: Including tsunami
Data displayed does not imply national endorsement.


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