Network for Social Studies on Disaster Prevention in Latin America

Réseau d'études sociales pour la prévention des catastrophes naturelles en Amérique latine
Red de Estudios Sociales en Prevención de Desastres en América Latina (LA RED)

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History

Aug 1992, Limón (Costa Rica), at first meeting. General Coordination: Practical Action.

Aims

As an interinstitutional and multidisciplinary research and training network, promote and strengthen the activities of member institutions and groups.

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Activities

Established the first coherent comparative research program on disaster prevention and management issues in Latin America. Carries out comparative research projects in Latin America covering key disaster prevention and management issues. Organizes workshops and meetings related to specific projects, conferences, seminars, workshops and institutional presentations. Publishes and disseminates research findings. Provides information on the policies and programs of national and international organizations and raises the profile of social, economic, cultural and political issues on IDNDR agenda.

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Financing

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 1 inter-governmental organizations.
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Members

Members in 16 countries
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Subjects *

  • Societal Problems
    • Prevention
    • Emergencies
  • Sociology
    • Sociology

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-beingGOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and CommunitiesGOAL 13: Climate Action

UIA Org ID

F2761

Last News Received

2015
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