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Volcano activity in Mexico and its impact on vulnerable communities Seminar

Time:
18:00
Date:
16 December 2016
Venue:
Building 65 Room 1177 Avenue Campus University of Southampton SO17 1BF

For more information regarding this seminar, please email Irina Nelson at Irina.Nelson@soton.ac.uk .

Event details

Part of the annual seminar series for the Centre for Mexico-Southampton collaboration (MeXsu).

 

The Centre for Mexico-Southampton Collaboration (MeXsu) at the University of Southampton would like to invite you to a talk by:

 

Dr Carlos Valdés Gonzales, General Director CENAPRED, National Centre for Disaster Prevention in Mexico.

 

“Volcano activity and other possible natural hazards in Mexico and its impact on the surrounding rural communities and urban settlements”.

 

Dr Valdés will explain how different natural hazards are monitored on daily basis in order to ensure the safety of the populations at risk in México. When disaster strikes, effective and early warnings are paramount. How can Mexico hold an excellent record for ensuring its population safety since the major earthquake in 1985?

 

All welcome! Wine and refreshments will be served.

 

 

 Volcanic activity in Mexico, 2016
Volcanic activity in Mexico, 2016

Speaker information

Dr Carlos Valdés González, CENAPRED. General Director CENAPRED, National Centre for Disaster Prevention in Mexico.

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