Alert by El Niño phenomenon

The presence of El Niño phenomenon in the country is a matter of concern for the International Center for Research of El Niño Phenomenon (CIIFEN for its Spanish acronym). According to Eduardo Zambrano, oceanographer at the center, this current has been forming since the previous...

The Santa Elena COE takes precautions to the arrival of El Niño

In the province of Santa Elena Authorities of the Emerging Operations Committee (COE in its Spanish acronym) initiated meetings to avoid possible consequences of El Niño current. The meeting served to structure seven technical working groups. Each has a specific purpose. The...

Three Guayas cantons take precautions against El Niño current

The cantons Duale, Santa Lucía and Pedro Carbo, of the Guayas province, take precautions for El Niño current. Miguel Ángel Solórzano, Mayor of Santa Lucía, is collecting information about the roads conditions and obstruction of estuaries. This will be referred to the Provincial...

Guayaquil prepares to confront El Niño

The plan of prevention and mitigation against the effects of El Niño climate phenomenon is underway in Guayaquil, and involves every department and municipal company responsible for the provision of services and maintenance of the storm drainage system. One of the first actions...

Babahoyo rivers are the only dredged, Guayas rivers not yet

Jimmy Jairala, Prefect of Guayas, talked yesterday about dredging of rivers and said: “There are many specific problems in Guayas , for example the area of El Palmar that puts at imminent risk populated areas of Guayaquil and Samborondón, for which we must take action...

El Niño current is now official

“El Niño is already in the Pacific,” said yesterday Jimmy Jairala, Prefect of Guayas, in a meeting with the mayors of the province. At the event were present: the Department of Risk Management, María del Pilar Cornejo and Governor Rolando Panchana. After four months...