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Guatemala: Garbage and waste in Las Vacas River increasing flood risk

10 Jun 2015, Floodlist

Coordinadora Nacional para la Reducción de Desastres de Guatemala, say that waste accumulates in the Las Vacas River and the situation is now so severe it is considered to be a worrying flood hazard. It is also a source of infection for the spread of diarrhea, respiratory and skin diseases that are common in the rainy season...


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
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