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Yokohama and Hyogo: A springboard for Caribbean action in disaster risk reduction

18 Dec 2014, ACS

Despite the uncertainties which surround the large international consultative processes, and the political difficulties in achieving some of the targets, the Caribbean region is well poised on the eve of 2015 to make significant strides towards reducing its vulnerability to natural hazards and enhancing its sustainable development goals...


National Platform
  • National Platform Focal Point:
    Sistema Nacional de Proteccion Civil (SINAPROC)
  • Website:http://www.sinaproc.gob.pa/
  • Contact:Director General
  • Phone: 316-3200 316-0048


  • 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 316-0048
Top 5 Natural Disaster reported
Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Drought 1983 81,000
Flood 2010 24,610
Flood 2008 23,292
Flood 1991 20,061
Earthquake* 1991 18,060
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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Officially declared national coordinating multi-sectoral and inter-disciplinary mechanisms for advocacy, coordination, analysis and advice on disaster risk reduction.