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USAID: From Hyogo to Sendai - A new action plan for resilience - Opinion

20 Mar 2015, USAID, United States of America - gov

'Without a doubt, reducing the risk of disasters and building resilience is critical to protecting the gains made in sustainable development. As we look towards the post-2015 development agenda, Sendai reminded us that we must make risk-informed investments if we are to achieve our goal of ending extreme poverty', writes Thomas H. Staal, head of the US delegation to the WCDRR...


National Platform
  • National Platform Focal Point:
    Coordinadora Nacional para la Reducción de Desastres (CONRED)
  • Website:http://conred.gob.gt/
  • Contact:Secretario Ejecutivo
  • Phone:(502) 3854-1411 +502 23321189


  • Hyogo Framework for Action
  • HFA Focal Point:
    Coordinadora Nacional para la Reducción de Desastres (CONRED)
  • Website:http://conred.gob.gt/
  • Contact:Secretario Ejecutivo
  • Phone:(502) 3854-1411 +502 23321189
Top 5 Natural Disaster reported
Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Drought 2009 2,500,000
Storm 2005 475,314
Storm 2010 397,962
Flood 2008 180,000
Drought 2001 113,596
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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