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UNDP criticizes Panama for disaster management

13 Jan 2016, PL

UNDP criticized in a report some weaknesses of the disaster risk management in Panama, reports Prensa Latina. Referring to the National Savings Fund, UNDP considered weak the legislation for the use of that money, while again criticized that spenditure is planned for response, not prevention. In 2014, just over the 65 percent of the country was affected by flooding...


    National Platform
  • National Platform Focal Point:
    Sistema Nacional de Proteccion Civil (SINAPROC)
  • Website: http://www.sinaproc.gob.pa/
  • Contact:Director General
  • Phone:316-3200 507 6243 3876


  • Hyogo Framework for Action
  • HFA Focal Point:
    Sistema Nacional de Proteccion Civil (SINAPROC)
  • Website: http://www.sinaproc.gob.pa/
  • Contact:Director General
  • Phone:316-3200 507 6243 3876
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