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MEETING OF THE INTER-AMERICAN COMMITTEE ON NATURAL DISASTER REDUCTION

posted Apr 25, 2016, 6:08 AM by Jid Webmaster

  Upon the occurrence of the devastating earthquake in the Republic of Ecuador on 16 April, the Inter-American Committee for Natural Disasters Reduction IACNDR meet on the Organization of American States (OAS) main building in order to deal with the post-disaster situation.

At the same event, the Commission's request, the Inter-American Defense Board received the assignment to compile and analyze the information of the organizations that make up the Commission and contrast with the received information of the needs of the affected areas.

The IACNDR is the principal forum of the inter-American system for analyzing issues related to natural and other disasters, including prevention and mitigation, in coordination with the governments of the member states, national, regional and international organizations and non-governmental organizations.

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