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Peru

What El Niño has taught us about infrastructure resilience

4 Aug 2017, WB

The experience of flooding in the past few months in Peru has highlighted the role of public transport systems in emergency situations. As climate change will only increase the frequency and intensity of natural disasters, resilience needs to become a key consideration in the way countries design, build, maintain, and operate transport infrastructure.


    National Platform
  • National Platform Focal Point:
    Presidencia del Consejo de Ministros
  • Website: http://www.pcm.gob.pe/
  • Contact:Secretario de Gestión del Riesgo de Desastres
  • Phone:+511 219-7000 anexo 1161 +511 945236308 ó 989 857 617


  • Hyogo Framework for Action
  • HFA Focal Point:
    Presidencia del Consejo de Ministros
  • Website: http://www.pcm.gob.pe/
  • Contact:Secretario de Gestión del Riesgo de Desastres
  • Phone:+511 219-7000 anexo 1161 +511 945236308 ó 989 857 617
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