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Suggested Citation:"Appendix B International Organizations Involved in the March 1987 Disaster Operations." 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 B

International Organizations Involved in the March 1987 Disaster Operations

PUBLIC/GOVERNMENTAL

CAAP - Pacto Andino

CAF - Corporación Andina de Fomento

IDB - Interamerican Development Bank

IMF - International Monetary Fund

OAS - Organization of American States (OEA)

OPEC - Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEP)

UNDRO - United Nations Disaster Relief Organization

UNESCO - United Nations Children's Fund

World Bank (IBD - International Bank of Development)

PRIVATE/VOLUNTARY

CRS - Catholic Relief Services

CATEC - Corporación de Apoyo a la Tecnología y a la Comunicación

Evangelical Brotherhood

Friends of the Americas

HCJB - Hoy Cristo Jésus Benedictus

ICRC - International Committee for the Red Cross

Save the Children

World Vision

Suggested Citation:"Appendix B International Organizations Involved in the March 1987 Disaster Operations." 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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NATIONAL GOVERNMENTS

Argentina

Belgium

Bolivia

Brazil

Canada

Chile

Colombia

Cuba

Federal Republic of Germany

France

German Democratic Republic

Great Britain

Holy See/Vatican

Italy

Japan

Malta

New Zealand

Norway

Paraguay

People's Republic of China

Peru

Spain

Switzerland

Union of Soviet Socialist Republics

United States:

Agency for International Development

Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance

Army Corps of Engineers

Embassy

SOUTHCOM (military group)

Peace Corps

Geological Survey

Uruguay

Venezuela

Suggested Citation:"Appendix B International Organizations Involved in the March 1987 Disaster Operations." 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 B International Organizations Involved in the March 1987 Disaster Operations." 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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