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NATURAL DISASTER STUDIES: THE MARCH 5, 1987, ECUADOR EARTHQUAKES Appendix A Disaster Management Organizations—General NATIONAL Public/Governmental Private/Voluntary Centro de Operaciones Emergencia Nacional Comité de Emergencia All Ministries Defensa Civil Ejército Provincial, Cantonal, Parochial Mingas Universities: Escuela Politécnica Nacional Universidad General Instituto Ecuatoriana de Minería Instituto Ecuatoriano de Electricidad Consortium Estatal Petrolera Ecuatoriana Cruz Roja Ecuatoriana Catholic Relief Services National “Crusade for Solidarity” Utilities Labor Unions Public Employee Organizations Universidad Católica de Quito
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NATURAL DISASTER STUDIES: THE MARCH 5, 1987, ECUADOR EARTHQUAKES INTERNATIONAL Public/Governmental Private/Voluntary United Nations Disaster Relief Organization Pan-American Health Organization United Nations Development Program National Embassies * U.S. Mission: Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance Agency for International Development Peace Corps Military Group Embassy American Community: Volunteers Businesses Texaco Oil Co. International Committee of the Red Cross Catholic Relief Services World Vision Friends of the Americas Save the Children * Tended to work with host country on country-by-country basis. Efforts to coordinate actions among embassies were not very effective. It was very difficult and demanding to invent coordination on the spot. Establishing linkages between national and international organizations was too time-consuming.
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