The workshop “Scenarios of Flood Risk in Urban Areas and Elaboration of Technical Reports” started today morning, in Port of San Jose, Escuintla, where representatives from municipalities, SE-CONRED, the Humanitarian Team of the Country -EHP-, and the Private Institute for Climate Change Research -ICC-, will share experiences about different flood scenarios.

This seminar will have the highlighted participation of Juan Carlos Mora, PhD, geophysics and professor and researcher at the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico –UNAM-, who has a very broad experience in integrated management for disaster risk reduction, and who will be giving talks about hydrographic watersheds, atmospheric phenomena, types of floods and elaboration of maps of risks, maps of physical and social vulnerability, among others.

The event was organized by the SE-CONRED, the Private Institute for Climate Change Research -ICC-, the World Food Programme -WFP-, The United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund -UNICEF-, and the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development -UK AID-.

The seminar is hosted in a hotel in the area and will be developed from July 4th to the 7th.

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