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Regional Support Offices: IGAC conducts desertification analyses

The Colombian Agustin Codazzi Geographic Institute - IGAC and their Center of Research and Development of Geographic Information – CIAF, recently did a series of projects based on risk manage

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Publishing Date: 
Thu, 26/07/2012 - 16:02
latitude: 
5.63412
longitude: 
-73.5239

Regional Support Offices: IGAC is new OGC member

On June 5th, 2012, the Geographic Institute “Agustin Codazzi” (IGAC) was officially registered as member of the Open Geospatial Consor

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Publishing Date: 
Thu, 12/07/2012 - 09:23

Landslide in Colombia

A landslide buried about 30 people on a highway in northwestern Colombia caused by heavy rains in the midst of a deadly rainy season.

Disaster Information
Name: 
Landslide in Colombia
Region: 
Colombia
Occurance Date: 
27/09/2010
latitude: 
7.33486
longitude: 
-76.4319

UN-SPIDER present in the II Hemispheric Encounter on National Mechanisms and Networks for Risk Reduction in Santa Marta, Colombia

UN-SPIDER present in the II Hemispheric Encounter on National Mechanisms and Networks for Risk Reduction.

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Publishing Date: 
Tue, 27/04/2010 - 12:39
latitude: 
11.2419
longitude: 
-74.2053

Flood in Colombia

Hundreds of families affected by floods caused by heavy rains that started with the beginning of the winter (rainy) season

Disaster Information
Name: 
Flood in Colombia
Region: 
Colombia
Occurance Date: 
14/04/2010
latitude: 
4.8215
longitude: 
-75.6208

Epidemic in the Americas

Countries of the Americas reported a total of 146,006 cases of dengue, out of which 2,706 were severe dengue. A total of 79 deaths have been reported, with a Regional fatality rate of 2.9%.

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Name: 
Epidemic in Americas
Region: 
Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, El Salvador, Honduras, Paraguay, Puerto Rico
Occurance Date: 
16/03/2010

Volcanic eruption in Colombia

Disaster Information
Name: 
Volcanic eruption in Colombia, Nevado Del Huila
Region: 
Colombia
Occurance Date: 
10/11/2009

Floods in Colombia

529 people affected by floods in municipality of Guapi, Cauca.

Source: http://www.glidenumber.net/glide/public/search/details.jsp?glide=18961.

Disaster Information
Name: 
Floods
Region: 
Colombia
Occurance Date: 
09/11/2009

Volcano in Colombia

OCHA reporting local authorities ordening the evacuation of 8,500 people.

Disaster Information
Name: 
Volcano in Colombia
Region: 
Colombia
Occurance Date: 
10/06/2009

Landslide in Colombia

Landslides caused the total destruction of houses in the municipality of Sochoa on 7 March. 593 people had to be evacuated.

Disaster Information
Name: 
Landslide in Colombia
Region: 
Colombia
Occurance Date: 
09/03/2009