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Ecuador

Strong El Nino years to double, scientists say

18 Feb 2014, TRF

'If someone tells me that El Niño is to double, I wouldn’t worry twice as much… I would worry much more,' said Germán Poveda, a hydroclimatologist at the Universidad Nacional de Colombia and a member of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change...


National Platform
  • National Platform Focal Point:
    Secretaría Nacional de Gestión de Riesgos (SNGR)
  • Website:http://www.snriesgos.gob.ec
  • Contact:Secretaria Nacional
  • 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 Nacional
  • 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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