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View from above of a river going through a jungle forest
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Over the last 4 years, the river and its surrounding area within the Amazon basin have experienced a lava dam collapse, 500 million tons of sediment displaced down the river, landslides and the formation of what is dubbed the "Ecuadorian Grand Canyon."
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
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The Ecuadorian Red Cross activated its Early Action Protocol (EAP) for Extreme Rainfall related to the El Niño Phenomenon. It has constantly monitored forecasts for each trigger threshold listed – and now the third trigger has been reached.
Ecuadorian Red Cross Society
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Documents and publications
This seismic risk profile of Ecuador, produced by the Global Earthquake Model (GEM) Foundation summarizes key metrics of seismic risk, allowing stakeholders in risk management to get an overview of the risk in the country.
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This factsheet presents findings from an analysis of 14 Latin American countries to document the SNIPs’ response to the pandemic, as well as to draw recommendations and lessons-learned for stimulating economic recovery in a resilient manner.
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Barcarena and Porto Alegre in Brazil, and Quito in Ecuador, have become the latest Resilience Hubs of the Making Cities Resilient 2030 (MCR2030) initiative.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean
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Documents and publications
In this paper, researchers explore the use of historical research, memory, and emotion in developing conversations around the complexities of multi-hazard risk in urban settings.
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Drawing on case studies from Ecuador, Kenya, Mongolia and Viet Nam, this briefing explores the mechanisms that set up these science–humanitarian partnerships for success, and some of the shared benefits they deliver.
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This report is geared toward helping project managers develop appropriate gender-related targets for climate projects and a suitable Monitoring, Evaluating and Learning (MEL) system to track achievement over time.

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