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Ecuador

‘Shadow network’ keeps communities safe from deadly volcano

19 Jul 2017, UEA

New research shows that 'shadow networks' linking volunteers with authorities can help reduce volcanic risk in practice and improve disaster risk reduction management. The networks consist of community members working together with scientists and government officials on monitoring, communications and evacuation processes.


    Sendai Framework
  • Sendai Focal Point:
    Secretaría de Gestión de Riesgos (SGR)
  • Website: http://www.gestionderiesgos.gob.ec/la-se
  • Contact:Coordinador General de Planificación
  • Phone:+593 42593500 ext. 3201 +593 9896-86377


  • National Platform
  • National Platform Focal Point:
    Secretaría de Gestión de Riesgos (SGR)
  • Website: http://www.gestionderiesgos.gob.ec/la-se
  • Contact:Coordinador General de Planificación
  • Phone:+593 42593500 ext. 3201 +593 9896-86377


  • Hyogo Framework for Action
  • HFA Focal Point:
    Secretaría de Gestión de Riesgos (SGR)
  • Website: http://www.gestionderiesgos.gob.ec/la-se
  • Contact:Coordinador General de Planificación
  • Phone:+593 42593500 ext. 3201 +593 9896-86377
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Officially declared national coordinating multi-sectoral and inter-disciplinary mechanisms for advocacy, coordination, analysis and advice on disaster risk reduction.