Guatemala

CATHALAC: Satellite-aided analysis of land subsidence

UN-SPIDER’s Regional Support Office CATHALAC prepared a preliminary analysis of the effects of land subsidence in Mixco, Guatemala using space-based information.

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Wed, 28/03/2012 - 10:50
Wed, 03/28/2012

SPIDER Thematic Partnership LAC: 3D-UDOP Geo-viewer for Guatemala

Using the 3D-UDOP Geo-viewer to enhance situational awareness of seismic risk in Guatemala

Guatemala is a country exposed to a variety of hazards including earthquakes. Located at the intersection of three tectonic plates, the country is prone to large earthquakes such as the one which took place on 4 February 1976, which killed more than 23,000 people and affected nearly five million inhabitants.

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Fri, 01/04/2011 - 13:24

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15

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3D-UDOP Geo-viewer to enhance situational awareness concerning seismic risk in Guatemala

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 United States, the National Coordinating Agency for

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Fri, 04/02/2011 - 11:12

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15

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Technical Advisory Mission in Guatemala finds well advanced use of GIS

UN-SPIDER carried out a Technical Advisory Mission (TAM) to Guatemala from 22 to 26 November 2010.

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Tue, 30/11/2010 - 12:18

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15

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-91

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Floods in Guatemala

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- 44 people have been reported dead, and some 50,364 people have been affected by recent torrential rains.

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Floods in Guatemala

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Guatemala

Occurance Date: 

06/09/2010

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15

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-91

Flood in Guatemala

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Floods caused by the overflow of Salinas River in Sayaxche, Peten have affected 435 families and more than a thousand parcels of crops. Some 230 people from The Mollejon community are sheltered in schools.

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Flood in Guatemala

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FL-2010-000149-GTM

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Guatemala

Occurance Date: 

26/07/2010

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16

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-90

Tropical Cyclone in Guatemala

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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, Huehuetenango, Totonicapn, Sololá, Chimaltenango and Guatemala.

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Tropical Cyclone in Guatemala

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TC-2010-000105-GTM

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Guatemala

Occurance Date: 

28/05/2010
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16

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-90

Guatemalan Disasters

 Recent disasters strike Guatemala

Volcano Pacaya Eruption

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Volcano in Guatemala

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President Alvaro Colom declared a state of

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Volcano in Guatemala

GLIDEnumber: 

VO-2010-000103-GTM

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Guatemala

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27/05/2010
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16

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-90

UN-SPIDER meets SEGEPLAN to discuss the Technical Advisory Mission to Guatemala

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. Karin Slowing Umaña to discuss a Technical Advisory Mission (TAM)  to be conducted by UN-SPIDER to Guatemala later this year. 

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Thu, 01/04/2010 - 15:53

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15

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-91

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