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Ecuador

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Citizen scientists safeguarding communities around the ‘throat of fire’ volcano

25 Aug 2014, redOrbit

'Community based monitoring has the potential to reduce risk by providing useful data, fostering collaboration between scientists and communities, and providing a way in which citizens are empowered to take actions to preserve lives and livelihoods,' according to the new report based on a University of East Anglia research...


National Platform
  • National Platform Focal Point:
    Secretaría Nacional de Gestión de Riesgos (SNGR)
  • Website:http://www.snriesgos.gob.ec
  • Contact:Secretaria de Gestión de Riesgos y miembro de la Mesa del Comite
  • Phone:(593-2) 2-23-773, 255-3034 (temporary) +593 985 889 318


  • Hyogo Framework for Action
  • HFA Focal Point:
    Secretaría Nacional de Gestión de Riesgos (SNGR)
  • Website:http://www.snriesgos.gob.ec
  • Contact:Secretaria de Gestión de Riesgos y miembro de la Mesa del Comite
  • Phone:(593-2) 2-23-773, 255-3034 (temporary) +593 985 889 318
Top 5 Natural Disaster reported
Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Flood 1982 700,000
Volcano 2006 300,013
Flood 2008 289,122
Flood 1992 205,000
Flood 1983 200,000
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
Data version: v11.08   *: Including tsunami
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