The mission of the Ministry of Disaster Management of Sri Lanka is to facilitate harmony and the prosperity and dignity of human life through effective prevention and mitigation of natural and man-
The Myanmar Disaster Preparedness Agency (MDPA) is the national focal point for planning, executing, facilitating and coordinating disaster preparedness activities.
The Ecuadoran Secretariat for Risk Management is the Governmental institution that is concerned with risk reduction and emergency and disaster management.
MIAVITA project partners at Hohenheim University
Following UN International Strategy for Disaster Reduction recommendations and starting from shared existing knowledge and practices, the MIAVITA project is organizing a conference
Japan: Norihiro Sakamoto proposed a plan to make better use of existing satellites so that they could make quicker tsunami forecasts.
Last year's disastrous floods in Pakistan could have been minimized if European weather monitors had shared their data and it had been properly processed, U.S. researchers said Monday.
In 1946, the Communicable Disease Centre (CDC) was created in Atlanta, Georgia as part of the wartime agency Malaria Control in War Areas (MCWA).
In 2003, the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) was created by President George W. Bush and a bipartisan Congress.
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