Visit the CRID’s redesigned website to find out more about Safe Hospitals and to review a list of updated disaster terms.  

CRID Renews its Database of Multimedia Resources

CRID has made available over 250 multimedia resources including videos, photographs, radio material, computer graphics and interactive DVDs and CDs. These can all be consulted online through the database which CRID updates weekly for specialists, technicians and the general public. In the multimedia resources section you can find updated reports on earthquakes, floods, landslides and other events which cause emergencies and disasters. Visit this section at: www.crid.or.cr/crid/ing_multimedia.shtml.

The Website for the DIPECHO Project is Now Online

In the framework of the Sixth Plan of Action of the DIPECHO program in Central America, CRID is carrying out a project for the development and strengthening of information management in disaster risk reduction. CRID has created a web page with all information relating to the project: partners and actors involved, results, documents of interest related to legal norms in the region and contact information of DIPECHO partners. For more information visit: www.crid.or.cr/dipecho/acerca_proyecto.shtml.

New CRID Collection on Hospitals Safe from Disasters

On World Health Day, the CRID launched a new edition of its portal on safe hospitals with a new and more user-friendly design and with more information. You can find the most relevant publications on this issue, as well as an institutional directory, legislation related to safe hospitals, a glossary, as well as promotional and training materials, related web sites and videos.
Visit: http://hospitalesseguros.crid.or.cr.

Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Relief

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