El Salvador

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Woman, displaced from war in Yemen, collecting fire wood
IDMC, with support from the Robert Bosch Foundation, is documenting successful practices to address displacement in the context of climate change. On International Women’s Day, the focus lies on interventions tackling the issue in a gender-sensitive way.
Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre
Woman flying a drone over a field of lettuce
In the Dry Corridor of Central America, persistent drought—interrupted by violent storms that do further damage to crops—is driving farmers from land they’ve cultivated for generations.
Oxfam - America
El Salvador PDNA
2009
This assessment provides estimates of the impacts of floods and landslides caused by heavy rain in El Salvador in 2009, and the estimated costs of reconstruction and recovery.
El Salvador - government World Bank, the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery, the United Nations Development Programme - Headquarters Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean

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Sendai Framework Focal Point

Sendai Focal PointDirección General de Protección Civil, Prevención y Mitigación de Desastres

National Platform

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National policies and plans

2018

La Ley de Protección Civil, Prevención y Mitigación de Desastres, LPC, en el artículo 20 define que el Plan de Protección Civil, Prevención y Mitigación de Desastres, PNPC, tiene como objeto definir las acciones del Estado y de la sociedad civil para el

El Salvador - government
2013

The national climate change strategy offers specific guidelines for the definition, with the broadest participation of Salvadoran society, of specific sectoral strategies and plans that will form part of the first National Climate Change Plan. According

El Salvador - government
2006

El Salvador general regulation on civil protection, prevention and mitigation of disaster submitted in support of the El Salvordor 2008 report on the implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action.

El Salvador - government

Risk and governance profile(s)

2010
The preparation of this National Progress Report has been undertaken within the framework of the biennial 2009-11 HFA Monitoring and Progress Review process, facilitated by UNISDR and ISDR System partners.
Dirección General de Protección Civil, Prevención y Mitigación de Desastres
2009
The preparation of this National Progress Report has been undertaken within the framework of the biennial 2007-09 HFA Monitoring and Progress Review process, facilitated by UNISDR and ISDR System partners.
Servicio Nacional de Estudios Territoriales