On Tuesday May 27, 2014 during the event called IV Regional Platform of the Americas, held in the city of Guayaquil, was a new postmark presented: "Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in America."
The issue consists of a stamp with a face value of US1.00, plus 300,000 copies were printed the same that were printed by the Military Geographic Institute. Stamps can be purchased at all the agencies and branches of Ecuador Post nationwide.
About 600 experts from various countries of America met to discuss strategies to reduce risk of disasters in the continent. The objective of the meeting focused on the context of presenting and sharing the results these countries have achieved in implementing measures to reduce their vulnerability. The goal was to strengthen the commitments and actions of countries, international agencies, entities scientific and academic in order to reduce losses and damages associated with natural disasters.