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South American volcano showing warning signs of ‘potential collapse’

18 Feb 2020, Univ of Exeter

Ecuador’s Tungurahua volcano is showing the hallmarks of flank instability, which could result in collapse and a colossal landslide.


    Sendai Framework
  • Sendai Focal Point:
    Secretaría de Gestión de Riesgos (SGR)
  • Website: http://www.gestionderiesgos.gob.ec/la-se
  • Contact:Minister
  • Phone:+593 425 935 00 +593 984 009 795


  • National Platform
  • National Platform Focal Point:
    Secretaría Nacional de Gestión de Riesgos (SNGR)
  • Website: http://www.snriesgos.gob.ec
  • Contact:Minister
  • Phone:(593-2) 2-23-773, 255-3034 (temporary) +593 985 889 318


  • Hyogo Framework for Action
  • HFA Focal Point:
    Secretaría Nacional de Gestión de Riesgos (SNGR)
  • Website: http://www.snriesgos.gob.ec
  • Contact:Minister
  • Phone:(593-2) 2-23-773, 255-3034 (temporary) +593 985 889 318
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