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Costa Rica

Yokohama and Hyogo: A springboard for Caribbean action in disaster risk reduction

18 Dec 2014, ACS

Despite the uncertainties which surround the large international consultative processes, and the political difficulties in achieving some of the targets, the Caribbean region is well poised on the eve of 2015 to make significant strides towards reducing its vulnerability to natural hazards and enhancing its sustainable development goals...


National Platform
  • National Platform Focal Point:
    Comisión Nacional de Prevención de Riesgos y Atención de Emergencias (CNE)
  • Website:http://www.cne.go.cr
  • Contact:Presidente
  • Phone:+506 22102844 / +506 221 028 41 +506 22102828 / +506 885 514 26


  • Hyogo Framework for Action
  • HFA Focal Point:
    Comisión Nacional de Prevención de Riesgos y Atención de Emergencias (CNE)
  • Website:http://www.cne.go.cr
  • Contact:Presidente
  • Phone:+506 22102844 / +506 221 028 41 +506 22102828 / +506 885 514 26
Top 5 Natural Disaster reported
Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Storm 1996 500,000
Storm 1996 216,000
Flood 1991 185,021
Earthquake* 2009 128,618
Storm 1988 127,500
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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Officially declared national coordinating multi-sectoral and inter-disciplinary mechanisms for advocacy, coordination, analysis and advice on disaster risk reduction.