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Guatemala 1/27/2015

Low temperatures. The departments of Sacatepéquez, Quetzaltenango and Guatemala have sheltered nearly 2 thousand 500 people thus far in 2015 to protect them from by the low temperatures.   The National Coordinator for Disaster Reduction (CONRED) has set up 14 shelters throughout the country (m:.Publinews).

Guatemala 1/27/2015

Low temperatures. The departments of Sacatepéquez, Quetzaltenango and Guatemala have sheltered nearly 2 thousand 500 people thus far in 2015 to protect them from by the low temperatures.   The National Coordinator for Disaster Reduction (CONRED) has set up 14 shelters throughout the country (m:.Publinews).



One Million Safe Schools and Hospitals

Make a Pledge, Save a Life

In the framework of the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction, the International Strategy for Disaster Reduction, together with UNICEF and PAHO/WHO, presented the official site of the initiative "1 Million Safe Schools and Hospitals." The initiative, part of the 2010-2015 World Disaster Reduction campaign, encourages one person, one family, one community, one agency or any other entity to make a commitment to a hospital or school so that these become safer and continue being functional after a disaster. Visit the campaign's website for additional information on this initiative and to make your pledge.

 

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