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Last November 17th, a simulacrum to prepare against the emergency of a tsunami was held in Sipacate, Escuintla, which included the participation of different institutions and local people. This activity is part of the project "Building resilient communities and Integrated Tsunami Alert Systems in Central America", which is led by ... Read More
November 20, 2017Robin De León
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Nov2017
Winds accelerating as of Thursday in the western highlands, central areas, and the south coast, low temperatures in the west, and some light drizzles could be in this week's weather. The forecast indicates that temperatures could go as low as 4°C in the highlands, 13°C in Guatemala City, while in the ... Read More
November 14, 2017Robin De León
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Last Saturday November 11th, the Mariano Galvez University held its Social Forum through the college of Social Work. The forum was called "Corporate Social Responsibility CSR in Guatemala: Challenges for Social Work". The activity was held in Santa Lucia Cotzumalguapa, and it welcomed the university's authorities, representatives from the agro ... Read More
November 13, 2017Robin De León
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Nov2017
A series of workshops targeting the personnel of the Municipal Planning Directories DMPs of the department of Escuintla started this week. This workshop is called "Territorial Planning and Risk Management", and it is being facilitated in Escuintla. As part of the process to build capacities in risk management, the following topics ... Read More
November 10, 2017Robin De León
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Last November 8th, the National Institute of Forests INAB awarded the National Forest Award 2017. The purpose of this activity was to reward the successful projects and examples of sustainable forest management. One of the awarded projects was the restoration of mangrove forests in the Blanca Cecilia Community, Iztapa, Escuintla, in ... Read More
November 10, 2017Robin De León

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Today, the Community Adaptation to Climate Change Training reached an end in Pachalum, Quiche, where 27 people graduated, since they successfully completed the training course. The training, sponsored by the Low Emissions Development LEDS project, and facilitated by the Private Institute for Climate Change Research ICC, was constituted of 7 formative ... Read More
November 7, 2017Robin De León
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Due to the influence of a high pressure system, it is expected that the north winds will be from light to moderate in the upcoming days. The skies could be from scattered clouds to cloudy, and light drizzles with electric activity could occur in the afternoon, preferably in the south. These ... Read More
November 7, 2017Robin De León
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The United Nations Conference of the Parties about Climate Change (COP23) started today in Bonn, Germany, with strong and unified statements to uphold the Paris Agreement on climate change. This event will continue through November 17th. "This is the second conference that is hosted ever since the Paris Agreement in 2015, ... Read More
November 7, 2017Robin De León
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Due to the influence of a high pressure system, the north wind will blow from lightly to moderate in the national territory. The sky will be from scattered clouds to cloudy and light drizzles with thunders in the afternoon and nights will also be noticeable. For the central territories, few clouds ... Read More
October 31, 2017Robin De León