Hazard mapping for supply chain resilience

  • Floods - Southern, United States

    2 minutes ago WARNING

  • Earthquake - 5.1 - 121 km ESE of Mil’kovo, Russia

    37 minutes ago ADVISORY

  • Wildfire - N of Ishim, Tyumen - Russia

    46 minutes ago ADVISORY

  • Volcano - Soufrière St. Vincent, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

    59 minutes ago WARNING

  • Flood - St. Louis, MO--IL Region, United States

    1 hour ago WARNING

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  • Flood - Carthage, MS Region, United States

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  • Volcano - Sabancaya, Peru

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  • Flood - Brainerd, MN Region, United States

    2 hours ago WARNING

  • Wildfire - S of Nasir, Upper Nile - South Sudan

    2 hours ago INFORMATION

  • Wildfire - S of Tekax, Yucatn - Mexico

    17 hours ago INFORMATION

  • Volcano - Sangay, Ecuador

    2 hours ago WARNING

  • Super Typhoon - Surigae

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  • Volcano - Sheveluch, Russia

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    5 hours ago WARNING

  • Volcano - Sinabung, Indonesia

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  • Wildfire - NE of Louangphrabang - Laos

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  • Volcano - Ebeko, Russia

    11 hours ago ADVISORY

  • Volcano - Lewotolo, Indonesia

    12 hours ago WATCH

  • Earthquake - 5.0 - 48 km SSE of Banda Aceh, Indonesia

    15 hours ago ADVISORY

  • Earthquake - 5.3 - Mariana Islands region

    14 hours ago ADVISORY

  • Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) - North America

    8 months ago WARNING

  • Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Hawaii

    8 months ago WARNING

  • Ebola - Guinea

    2 months ago WARNING

  • Earthquake - 5.2 - Kermadec Islands region

    18 hours ago ADVISORY

  • Volcano - Aira, Japan

    18 hours ago WARNING

  • Volcano - Popocatepetl, Mexico

    18 hours ago ADVISORY

  • Earthquake - 5.4 - Fiji region

    18 hours ago ADVISORY

  • Earthquake - 5.0 - Kermadec Islands, New Zealand

    19 hours ago ADVISORY

  • Earthquake - 5.4 - 243 km NNW of Tobelo, Indonesia

    19 hours ago ADVISORY

  • Volcano - Pacaya, Guatemala

    19 hours ago WARNING

  • Storms - Pakistan

    19 hours ago WARNING

  • Storms - India

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  • Extreme Heat - Mexico

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  • Extreme Cold - Northern Mexico

    19 hours ago WARNING

  • Storms - Southern Mexico

    19 hours ago WARNING

  • Storms - Paraguay

    19 hours ago WARNING

  • Floods - Bolivar, Colombia

    19 hours ago WARNING

  • Floods - Putumayo, Colombia

    19 hours ago WARNING

  • Storms - Northern Brazil

    19 hours ago WARNING

  • Storms - Northern Vietnam

    19 hours ago WARNING

  • Storms - Peninsular Malaysia

    19 hours ago WARNING

  • Floods - Madiun Regency, East Java, Indonesia

    20 hours ago WARNING

  • Storms - Eastern Malaysia

    20 hours ago WARNING

  • Avalanche - Southern Alaska, United States

    20 hours ago WARNING

  • Floods - Chiriqui and Bocas del Toro, Panama

    20 hours ago WARNING

  • Floods - Pernambuco State, Brazil

    20 hours ago WARNING

  • Wildfires - Valparaiso, Vina del Mar and Quilpue, Chile

    20 hours ago WARNING

  • Floods - New South Wales, Australia

    20 hours ago WARNING

  • Floods - Nauta District, Loreto, Peru

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Floods - Ciamis Regency, West Java, Indonesia

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Volcano - Semeru, Indonesia

    2 days ago WARNING

  • Volcano - Kadovar, Papua New Guinea

    2 days ago WATCH

  • Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Europe

    8 months ago WARNING

  • Drought - Southwestern Africa

    2 days ago WARNING

  • Drought - Midwestern United States

    2 days ago WARNING

  • Drought - High Plains United States

    2 days ago WARNING

  • Drought - Southern United States

    2 days ago WARNING

  • Drought - Southwestern United States

    2 days ago WARNING

  • Drought - Northwestern United States

    2 days ago WARNING

  • Drought - Micronesia

    2 days ago WARNING

  • Drought - U.S. Virgin Islands

    2 days ago WARNING

  • Floods - Tarime District, Tanzania

    2 days ago WARNING

  • Floods - Colombia

    2 days ago WARNING

  • Floods - Las Amazonas, Loreto, Peru

    2 days ago WARNING

  • Floods - Pajarillo, San Martin, Peru

    2 days ago WARNING

  • Volcano - Suwanosejima, Japan

    3 days ago ADVISORY

  • Volcano - Raung, Indonesia

    4 days ago WARNING

  • Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Asia Pacific

    8 months ago WARNING

  • Ebola - Butembo, DRC

    2 months ago WARNING

  • Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Middle East

    8 months ago WARNING

  • Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Latin America/Caribbean

    8 months ago WARNING

  • Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Africa

    8 months ago WARNING

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May 14, 2015

Emergency managers, transportation specialists, and business representatives from the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) recently gathered for a workshop to improve the resilience of supply chains through modeling hazards and mapping risks. The event, “Improving Resilience of Global Supply Chains,” was held in Lima, Peru, May 4–6.

The event, organized by the USAID-US-APEC Technical Assistance to Advance Regional Integration (ATAARI) project in cooperation with the US Department of Transportation and Peru’s national disaster management organization, INDECI, drew participants from NDMOs, Ministries of Transportation, and other organizations from 19 of the 21 APEC economies. Welcoming remarks were provided by Gen. Alfredo Enrique Murgueytio Espinoza, Head of INDECI, and Minister Raul Salazar Cosio, Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

PDC’s DisasterAWARE was used to examine risk and vulnerability of supply chain components, such as manufacturing facilities, supporting vendors, and transportation nodes and routes. During breakout sessions, Pacific Disaster Center (PDC) Deputy Executive Director Chris Chiesa and PDC Liaison to the U.S. Southern Command Darron Pustam helped participants explore specific hazards and potentially vulnerable infrastructure within their economies.

Action Plans were drafted by participating economies. This included the identification of preliminary objectives, tasks, timelines, and responsible parties. DisasterAWARE was referenced in a number of these plans. It is expected that PDC will provide assistance as the economies begin implementation of their action plans.

For more information: 

• Read an article about an Interactive APEC Workshop on Geospatial Information,

• An APEC feature on disaster readiness, or

• Visit the APEC EPWG website,

 

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