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Mexico

Reefs for resilience: Insuring our shared natural capital

24 Apr 2018, TRF

Coral reefs are literally the first line of defense in a major storm; healthy reefs reduce up to 97 percent of incoming wave energy. A new fund in Mexico will buy insurance that will pay for maintenance projects to protect reefs before and after storm surges.


    Sendai Framework
  • Sendai Focal Point:
    Coordinacion Nacional de Proteccion Civil (SINAPROC)
  • Website:
  • Contact:Director General de Vinculación, Innovación y Normatividad en materia de Protección Civil
  • Phone:+52 555 128 0000 +52 722 394 9208


  • National Platform

    Hyogo Framework for Action
  • HFA Focal Point:
    Sistema Nacional de Protección Civil (Mexico) (SINAPROC)
  • Website: http://www.proteccioncivil.gob.mx
  • Contact:Coordinador General
  • Phone:55 51 28 00 00 ext. 36315 55 54 53 30 97

Officially declared national coordinating multi-sectoral and inter-disciplinary mechanisms for advocacy, coordination, analysis and advice on disaster risk reduction.