Colombia

-
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean
Departamento de Defesa Civil de Campinas
Coordenadoria Estadual de Defesa Civil, Governo do Estado de São Paulo
Campinas

Bogotá, capital of Colombia, with 8.2 million inhabitants by 2018, has a system to report different types of emergencies (Information System for Risk Management and Climate Change  SIRE), collecting information since 2002. This work presents the

The Americas and Caribbean meeting on DRR closed with a high-level ministerial segment
The Americas and the Caribbean renewed commitment to implement the Sendai Framework at close of regional platform in Colombia.
Americas conference closes with call to make disaster risk reduction a public policy priority.
UNISDR head, Mami Mizutori, speaking at the opening of the 6th Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in the Americas
The head of UNISDR, Mami Mizutori, today told the Americas Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction, that effective disaster risk management requires an inclusive, all-of-societry approach.
President of Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos, addressing the 6th Regional Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction in the Americas
The prompt evacuation of those threatened by recent landslides at the Ituango hydroelectric dam project was cited today as evidence of Colombia's progress on disaster risk management.
The President of Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos, speaking at today's opening ceremony for the 6th Regional Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction in the Americas
Americas Regional Platform for disaster risk reduction is opened today by the President of Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos who calls it "an amazing opportunity" to make progress on reducing disaster risk.
UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction, Office in Incheon for Northeast Asia and Global Education and Training Institute for Disaster Risk Reduction
Cartagena
The 6th Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in the Americas will take place from June 20-22 hosted by the government of Colombia in Cartagena.
A flooded street in Honda, Colombia after heavy rains caused the Magdelena river to overflow its banks (Flickr: Policía Nacional de los colombianos)
Rivers run through many cities in Latin America that have joined UNISDR’s Making Cities Resilient Campaign, and management of these rivers brought three of those cities together last month to carry out a reality check.