The National Coordinating Agency for Disaster Reduction (CONRED) has signed working cooperation agreement with Empowering Business Latin America. The agreement has been established under the framework of the Sustainable Development Goals 2015-2030, related to the thematical integrated work for disaster reduction, awareness and prevention. Empowering Business Latin America will serve as a tool for development for CONRED through the use of its alternative construction system produced by International Green Structures in the United States. The prefabricated environmental building system will facilitate housing, shelters, community centers, schools among other structures. EBLA´s sustainable construction system is faster to build with and easy to assemble, providing a sustainable solution for disaster emergency response, recovery community development restoration development.
Both entities have worked previously together rebuilding the community of El Bongo, in the department of Izabal where a 55m2 Solar Community Center was constructed in the aftermath of flooding to assist the area and victims with a health center.