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SPIDER Thematic Partnership LAC: Second Session of the Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in America

UN-SPIDER participated in the Second Session of the Regional Platform for Disaster-Risk Reduction of the Americas organized by the International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (ISDR), the Civil Pr

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United States Geological Survey (USGS)

In 1879, the United States Geological Survey was created and it is part of the United States Department of the Interior.

Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

In 1946, the Communicable Disease Centre (CDC) was created in Atlanta, Georgia as part of the wartime agency Malaria Control in War Areas (MCWA).