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Animals in disasters: Case studies: Turrialba

21 Aug 2020, World Animal Protection/Protección Animal Mundial - Latin Am

In 2007, the Turrialba Volcano in Cartago, Costa Rica became active. A risk reduction pilot was implemented in communities on the skirts of the volcano from 2007 to 2009.


    Sendai Framework
  • Sendai Focal Point:
    Comisión Nacional de Prevención de Riesgos y Atención de Emergencias (CNE)
  • Website: http://www.cne.go.cr
  • Contact:Chief of International Relations and Cooperation
  • Phone:(+506) 2-220-0378 +506 885 515 16


  • National Platform

    Hyogo Framework for Action
  • HFA Focal Point:
    Comisión Nacional de Prevención de Riesgos y Atención de Emergencias (CNE)
  • Website: http://www.cne.go.cr
  • Contact:Chief of International Relations and Cooperation
  • Phone:(+506) 2-220-0378 +506 885 515 16

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