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HFA ‘central’ to Mexico’s risk management

30 Jul 2014, UNISDR AM

'We realized that we had to be prepared. We face floods, cold fronts, droughts, 31 active volcanoes and we are sitting on five tectonic plates. Our country is vulnerable to natural disasters and that is apart from those that are man-made. We had to be able to monitor the situation to provide early warnings and ensure that people know how to react in the face of emergencies'...


National Platform
  • National Platform Focal Point:
    Sistema Nacional de Protección Civil (SINAPROC)
  • Website:http://www.proteccioncivil.gob.mx
  • Contact:Coordinador General
  • Phone:(52-55) 5606-2043 direct, 5606-7809 ext.17001 011 52 1 55 54 53 30 97


  • Hyogo Framework for Action
  • HFA Focal Point:
    Sistema Nacional de Protección Civil (SINAPROC)
  • Website:http://www.proteccioncivil.gob.mx
  • Contact:Coordinador General
  • Phone:(52-55) 5606-2043 direct, 5606-7809 ext.17001 011 52 1 55 54 53 30 97
Top 5 Natural Disaster reported
Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Earthquake* 1985 2,130,204
Storm 2005 1,954,571
Flood 2007 1,600,000
Storm 2005 1,000,000
Flood 2010 1,000,000
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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