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Mexico earthquake triggered safe hospital drive

23 Mar 2017, UNISDR

Mexico City’s devastating, 8.1-magnitude earthquake of 1985 was a stark illustration of the disaster risks faced by the health sector, but it also triggered a global effort to protect hospitals from hazards. The Safe Hospital Initiative seeks to ensure that the physical and functional integrity of all hospitals and health facilities in any emergency conditions.


    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:+52 555 128 0000 ext 11692 +52 555 453 3097



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