In an effort to showcase the capacity of geo-viewers to enhance situational awareness concerning risks associated with earthquakes and volcanic eruptions, Thermopylae Sciences and Technology of the
UN-SPIDER carried out a Technical Advisory Mission (TAM) to Guatemala from 22 to 26 November 2010.
- 44 people have been reported dead, and some 50,364 people have been affected by recent torrential rains.
Floods caused by the overflow of Salinas River in Sayaxche, Peten have affected 435 families and more than a thousand parcels of crops.
The first named tropical storm of the 2010 Pacific hurricane season "Agatha" caused severe rainfall in the departments of Escuintla, Suchitepéquez, Retalhuleu, San Marcos, Quetzaltenango,
President Alvaro Colom declared a state of emergency for the area near the Pacaya volcano, which lies 25 miles (40 km) from Guatemala City as the volcano erupted with a cloud of black ash that clos
On March 5, 2010 the UN-SPIDER attended a meeting with the Lady Executive Director of SEGEPLAN (Secretaría de Planificación y Programación de la Presidencia), Dr.
Due to low temperatures in the country 5,960 people have stayed in the 15 shelters opened by the Government response body since November 2009.
UN-SPIDER was invited by the Guatemalan Council of Science and Technology to participate in CONVERCIENCIA 2009, which forms part of a strategy to promote the development of science, technology and
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