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Research Center for integrated Disaster Risk Management

CIGIDEN is a multidisciplinary and multi-university research center –financed by FONDAP from CONICYT– that looks for the excelence in knowledge generation, to strengthen the resilience of the country, facing its natural hazards, and avoinding them to turn into disasters.

CIGIDEN’s multidisciplinary team gets together investigators and professionals from four universities in Chile, working on six research lines.

Solid earth processes and associated hazards GO TO RESEARCH LINE 1 LEAD RESEARCHER TOPIC Hazards identification Gabriel
González
Surface water processes and associated hazards GO TO RESEARCH LINE 2 LEAD RESEARCHERS TOPIC Hazards identification Rodrigo
Cienfuegos
Patricio
Catalán
Risk and resilience of complex systems and networks GO TO RESEARCH LINE 3 LEAD RESEARCHER TOPIC Hazards identification Juan Carlos
de la Llera
Disaster cultures and risk governance GO TO RESEARCH LINE 4 LEAD RESEARCHER TOPIC Risk analysis and mitigation Manuel
Tironi
Socio-Economic assessment of disasters and mitigation strategies for resilient critical infrastructure systems GO TO RESEARCH LINE 5 LEAD RESEARCHERS TOPIC Risk analysis and mitigation Nicolás
Bronfman
Alondra
Chamorro
Citizen Governance GO TO RESEARCH LINE 6 LEAD RESEARCHER TOPIC Individual and society responses Carolina
Martínez

Columns

Chile and Covid-19: we start from scratch

Chile and Covid-19: we start from scratch

More than two months ago, I published opinion columns and gave interviews, where I declared that the first unforgivable mistake ...
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How to govern a disaster? Dialogue, collaboration and democracy

How to govern a disaster? Dialogue, collaboration and democracy

ONE PANDEMIC, TOO MANY CONFUSIONS The conflicts over data and information access, the "dynamic plateaus", the confusing or inaccurate reports ...
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Everyone should act as if we already have the virus

Everyone should act as if we already have the virus

Lead Author Paula Repetto There is no doubt that Covid-19 is very contagious, being extremely probable that a high percentage ...
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