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El Salvador installs ocean monitors to prevent disasters


The Environment and Natural Resources Ministry of El Salvador has set up two oceanographic stations in the Pacific to monitor waves and currents, according to the Latin American Herald Tribune. "The information provided by this equipment will allow us to reduce the loss of human life and damage to dwellings and businesses along the coast,” says Francisco Gavidia, Environment and Natural Resources Ministry oceanographer.

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  • Themes:Disaster Risk Management, Early Warning
  • Countries/Regions:El Salvador

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/28363

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