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El Salvador

UN-SPIDER successfully conducts TAM to El Salvador

El Salvador, like the other five Central American countries, is exposed to a variety of natural hazards.

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Publishing Date: 
Tue, 08/04/2014 - 12:37
latitude: 
13.7072
longitude: 
-89.2006

El Salvador: UN-SPIDER and partners conduct Expert Meeting on Early Warning Systems

Participants of the Expert Meeting on Early Warning Systems in El Salvador

On 31 March and 1 April 2014, UN-SPIDER, the Central American Coordination Centre for Natural Disaster Prevention (CEPREDENAC) and Secure World Foundation joined forces to conduct an expert meeting

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Publishing Date: 
Tue, 01/04/2014 - 09:44
latitude: 
-15.4082
longitude: 
28.2872

El Salvador: Eruption of Chaparrastique Volcano

Ash from Chaparrastique volcano eruption carried downwind on 29 December 2013

On Sunday morning, 29 December 2013, Chaparrastique volcano in eastern El Salvador (San Miguel) erupted forcing thousands of people to leave their homes.

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Publishing Date: 
Tue, 31/12/2013 - 08:50
latitude: 
13.4355
longitude: 
-88.27

Epidemic in the Americas

Countries of the Americas reported a total of 146,006 cases of dengue, out of which 2,706 were severe dengue. A total of 79 deaths have been reported, with a Regional fatality rate of 2.9%.

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Name: 
Epidemic in Americas
Region: 
Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, El Salvador, Honduras, Paraguay, Puerto Rico
Occurance Date: 
16/03/2010