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Suggested Citation:"Appendix A Disaster-Management Organizations - General." National Research Council. 1991. The March 5, 1987, Ecuador Earthquakes: Mass Wasting and Socioeconomic Effects. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/1857.
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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

Suggested Citation:"Appendix A Disaster-Management Organizations - General." National Research Council. 1991. The March 5, 1987, Ecuador Earthquakes: Mass Wasting and Socioeconomic Effects. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/1857.
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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.

Suggested Citation:"Appendix A Disaster-Management Organizations - General." National Research Council. 1991. The March 5, 1987, Ecuador Earthquakes: Mass Wasting and Socioeconomic Effects. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/1857.
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Suggested Citation:"Appendix A Disaster-Management Organizations - General." National Research Council. 1991. The March 5, 1987, Ecuador Earthquakes: Mass Wasting and Socioeconomic Effects. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/1857.
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This book provides an account of the 1987 Ecuador earthquakes, evaluating the physical phenomena involved and the performance of structures and systems. It identifies and recommends cases where an in-depth study would contribute to improvement of our ability to analyze and forecast such failures and our preparedness, warning, rescue, recovery, and rehabilitation systems. The volume also describes how state-of-the-art knowledge can be applied to improve public safety and welfare.

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