The Colombian Society for Disaster Risk Management, SCGRD, is a non-profit, private law, civil society organization made up of specialists and experts in risk management, whose main objective is to contribute to disaster risk management in Colombia from the perspectives of union and consultative entity, of investigation and dissemination of the subject. In this sense, the SCGRD intends, in an independently and autonomously manner, to ensure good practices and the development disaster risk management activities in the country, both in the public and private sectors. The SCGRD was founded on January 16, 2017 in the city of Bogotá, D.C., Colombia, and its actions cover the entire national territory.