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What Mexico earthquake, Wine Country fires have in common

6 Dec 2017, The Mercury News

The Mexico earthquake and California Wine Country wildfires demonstrate how socioeconomic structures create disasters, as poor and vulnerable populations are hit the hardest. Though early warning systems and forest management contribute to decreased disaster risk, in the end it is social resilience among Mexicans and Californians that has enabled recovery.


    Sendai Framework
  • Sendai Focal Point:
    Coordinacion Nacional de Proteccion Civil (SINAPROC)
  • Website:
  • Contact:Director General de Vinculación, Innovación y Normatividad en materia de Protección Civil
  • Phone:+52 555 128 0000 +52 722 394 9208


  • National Platform

    Hyogo Framework for Action
  • HFA Focal Point:
    Sistema Nacional de Protección Civil (SINAPROC)
  • Website: http://www.proteccioncivil.gob.mx
  • Contact:Coordinador General
  • Phone:55 51 28 00 00 ext. 36315 55 54 53 30 97

Officially declared national coordinating multi-sectoral and inter-disciplinary mechanisms for advocacy, coordination, analysis and advice on disaster risk reduction.