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Colombia

Colombia: A nation at risk?

16 Jun 2015, City Paper, the

'The risk assessment of the city already indicated that there was an area that was highly exposed to these type of events,' said Ricardo Mena, the head of UNISDR in the Americas. 'However, in this case, they did not have either the resources or the capacity to actually intervene in that high-risk area, and this is one of the reasons why this situation happened again.'...


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 de la Unidad Nacional para la Gestión del Riesgo de Desastres
  • 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 de la Unidad Nacional para la Gestión del Riesgo de Desastres
  • Phone:(57-1) 3751078 ext 102 +571 552 9696
Training & Events in Colombia
 


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Officially declared national coordinating multi-sectoral and inter-disciplinary mechanisms for advocacy, coordination, analysis and advice on disaster risk reduction.