UN-SPIDER participated in the Central American Communicators' Forum "The role of Institutional Communications in the Culture of Risk Prevention" organised by the Coordination Center f
In recent years, Guatemala has been affected by a variety of natural hazards including tropical storms, landslides, droughts and volcanic eruptions.
On Saturday evening 19 May 2012, the Volcano "Fuego" in Guatemala had a strong eruption, which led to the evacuation of some communities located on its foothills.
On 13 September 2012, Fuego volcano in Guatemala again erupted, forcing the National Coordinating Agency for Disaster Reduction (CONRED) to declare an institutional "Orange Alert" and ev
The RIVAF-project had a special focus on the impact of the GEC as detected through impacts related to disasters.
Two international crises before the Global Economic Crisis triggered effects that were detected at the national and local levels.
The project aimed to assess the impact of the GEC on livelihoods, poverty, vulnerability and disasters in Guatemala, and the effects of such impacts in increasing vulnerability and disasters.
UN-SPIDER’s Regional Support Office CATHALAC prepared a preliminary analysis of the effects of land subsidence in Mixco, Guatemala using space-based information.
Guatemala is a country exposed to a variety of hazards including earthquakes.
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