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Americas: Reviewing disaster risk reduction progress

Drought in Bolivia turned pampa  into cracking ground

The 4th Session of the Americas Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction is held this week from May 27 to 29 in Guayaquil, Ecuador.

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Tue, 27/05/2014 - 12:56



Ecuador: First images transmitted from Pegaso satellite

Ecuador: Pegaso Satellite

On 16 May, 2013, the first Ecuadorian Earth Observation satellite, Pegaso, transmitted its first live video signals with images of Earth.

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Tue, 21/05/2013 - 09:06

The International Charter activated for India and Ecuador

The International Charter Space and Major Disasters was activated for a floods and landslides in India and fires in Ecuador.

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Tue, 18/09/2012 - 09:51

United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) in Ecuador

Ecuador has been described by analysts as one of the most unequal societies in the world. To ensure that most people get at least the basic resources for survival is a huge challenge.

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Ecuador

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is committed to sustainable development.

Ecuadoran Oceanographic Institute of the Naval Forces (INOCAR)

The INOCAR is responsible for planning, directing, coordinating and monitoring the technical and administrative activities related to the Service of Hydrographic, Navigation, Oceanography, Meteorol

Ecuadoran Geophysical Institute of the National Polytechnic School (IG-EPN)

The IG-EPN is the main research centre in Ecuador for the diagnosis and monitoring of seismic and volcanic hazards.

Ecuadoran Geological Survey (SEGENA)

SEGENA was transformed into the Ecuadoran Institute for geological, mining and metallurgical research (INIGEMM) on the 29th of January, 2009.

Ecuadoran Civilian Space Agency (EXA)

The Ecuadoran Civilian Space Agency was founded on November 1st, 2007 in Guayaquil, Ecuador, as an independent civilian body to administrate and implement the Ecuadorian Civilian Space Program.

Ecuadoran Centre for Integrated Remote Sensing Applications for Natural Resources (CLIRSEN)

The mission of the CLIRSEN is to generate, integrate and standardize thematic geoinformation and to provide technical services, applied to build the inventory of natural resources and environment.