El Salvador

Past disaster eventsEM-DAT listing of disaster events in El SalvadorDisaster statistics from UN-ISDR and CREDRisk country profile from Index for Risk Management Damage and losses statistics from Disaster Information Management SystemsDisaster response and management data from ReliefWebGovernment policiesHFA Progress Reports, government plans, and government statements – http://www.unisdr.org/partners/countries/slvRed Cross + civil societyIFRC appeals and info bulletins for El Salvador

Upskilling for Resilience: A Guide to Free Online Disaster Preparedness Training

As disasters continue to challenge communities worldwide, it is crucial for disaster management practitioners to stay up-to-date with the latest knowledge, training, and skills to help keep communities safer during these crises. To aid in the professional development of this critical workforce, the Global Disaster Preparedness Center (GDPC) has curated a list of free online […]

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Caribbean Community Early Warning Systems Assessment

Climate change, lack of proper urban planning, increased urbanization, and increases in population are some of the key drivers of vulnerability in the Caribbean region. These factors contribute to the region being prone to a multitude of hazards including, but not limited to, hydrometeorological (hurricanes and drought), seismic (earthquakes) and biological (vector borne diseases such

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CLIMATE CHANGE LATIN-AMERICA: IMPACTS ON VIOLENCE AFFECTED COMMUNITIES AND ACCESS TO HEALTH CARE

The underlying question in this briefing note is: How does climate change translate to communities heavily affected by organized armed violence? Is it possible to find correlations between climate change and organized criminal gangs’ ability to exert control? And if so, does this have implications on access to health care services? The aim of this

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Simulacros Escolares: Una Guia

En las siguientes páginas encontrarás paso a paso la apasionante forma de realizar un simulacro como una alternativa educativa para que tú, los niños y las niñas APRENDAN HACIENDO: cómo protegerse durante y después de un desastre, cómo retomar las clases luego de un desastre, cómo enfrentar el hecho de que la escuela se destruya

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El Salvador, Honduras and Colombia prepared for effective response

October, 8 – 11, 2018 Jose Bonilla, Institutional Preparedness Advisor, and Roberto Brito, Director for Latin America and the Caribbean for the American Red Cross briefed the National Red Cross Societies of El Salvador, Honduras, and Colombia, on the Preparedness for Effective Response (PER) tool for assessing institutional capacities. This tool was developed by the

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Campaña de Inclusión Social / Social Inclusion Campaign

La campaña de inclusión social busca la visibilización de grupos vulnerables que ven exacerbadas sus condiciones en la actual emergencia del Covid-19,  los videos abordan situaciones que sufren  las personas que tienen labores de trabajo doméstico y trabajo informal, la población migrante, personas con discapacidad, adultos mayores y la violencia domestica.  

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Claves básicas para la respuesta ante emergencias sanitarias con enfoque de genero

Las emergencias sanitarias afectan de manera distinta a mujeres, hombres, niñas, niños, adolescentes y personas LGBTIQ+. Reconocerlo es clave para asegurar una respuesta humanitaria más eficaz y pertinente centrada en las personas y sensible al género. El presente documento indican algunas acciones de género clave generales para cada uno de los sectores humanitarios que son

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