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Ecuador

How can we make earthquakes less deadly?

20 Apr 2016, Reuters

'Japan and Ecuador have invested considerably in building codes and engineering standards for major infrastructure projects, and even if it is not always possible to avoid the worst ravages of an intense earthquake, we can still do a lot to minimise the impact and save lives' indicated Robert Glasser, head of the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR)...


    National Platform
  • National Platform Focal Point:
    Secretaría de Gestión de Riesgos (SGR)
  • Website: http://www.gestionderiesgos.gob.ec/la-se
  • Contact:Minister
  • Phone:+593 2 2-23-773, 255-3034 +593 98 242 8613


  • Hyogo Framework for Action
  • HFA Focal Point:
    Secretaría de Gestión de Riesgos (SGR)
  • Website: http://www.gestionderiesgos.gob.ec/la-se
  • Contact:Minister
  • Phone:+593 2 2-23-773, 255-3034 +593 98 242 8613
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