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Costa Rica

Preparatory Committee, second session: summary of the discussion (part 1)

17 Nov 2014, UN

In the discussion that followed on considerations on the post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction, speakers noted that the zero draft needed to reflect a clear differentiation between developed and developing countries and the linkage between disasters, the climate change issues, and the post 2015 development agenda...


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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