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Environmental impact and historical-bibliographic mapping of emergency events in Cartagena over the last 20 years

MOJ Ecology & Environmental Sciences
Daniela Patricia Ramos Balseiro,<sup>1</sup> Lina María Ríos Blanco,<sup>1</sup> Claudia Bermúdez Patiño,<sup>2</sup> Elías Alberto Bedoya Marrugo<sup>3</sup>

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Explain the fundamental concepts of emergency plans and events of this nature in the city of Cartagena, Colombia. From natural events such as earthquakes, floods and landslides to crises caused by human activities such as armed conflicts and industrial accidents, the need for effective and well-structured emergency plans has become an unavoidable priority. Different challenges and particular characteristics in terms of geography, demographics, socioeconomic development and vulnerability to disasters, which is reflected in the diversity of its emergency care and prevention plan. Cartagena de Indias emergency response strategy seeks to respond to emergencies and disasters in this important district.


emergency, disaster, technological, social, natural