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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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Publishing Date: 
Tue, 30/11/2010 - 12:18
latitude: 
14.6133
longitude: 
-90.5353

Floods in Guatemala

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

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Name: 
Floods in Guatemala
Region: 
Guatemala
Occurance Date: 
06/09/2010
latitude: 
14.6133
longitude: 
-90.5353

Flood in Guatemala

Floods caused by the overflow of Salinas River in Sayaxche, Peten have affected 435 families and more than a thousand parcels of crops.

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Name: 
Flood in Guatemala
Region: 
Guatemala
Occurance Date: 
26/07/2010
latitude: 
15.7835
longitude: 
-90.2308

Tropical Cyclone in Guatemala

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,

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Name: 
Tropical Cyclone in Guatemala
Region: 
Guatemala
Occurance Date: 
28/05/2010
latitude: 
15.7835
longitude: 
-90.2308

Guatemalan Disasters

 Recent disasters strike Guatemala

Volcano Pacaya Eruption

Volcano in Guatemala

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

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Name: 
Volcano in Guatemala
Region: 
Guatemala
Occurance Date: 
27/05/2010
latitude: 
15.7835
longitude: 
-90.2308

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.

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Publishing Date: 
Thu, 01/04/2010 - 15:53
latitude: 
14.5024
longitude: 
-90.529

Cold Wave in Guatemala

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.

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Name: 
Cold Wave
Region: 
Guatemala
Occurance Date: 
05/01/2010

Guatemala: UN-SPIDER present in CONVERCIENCIA 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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Publishing Date: 
Thu, 27/08/2009 - 18:00
latitude: 
14.6404
longitude: 
-90.5155

Floods in Guatemala

Due to heavy rains during the last days, floods have affected 10,818 people in the Department of Escuintla and 183 people have been evacuated.

Disaster Information
Name: 
Floods in Guatemala
Region: 
Guatemala
Occurance Date: 
20/06/2009