Institutions

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  1. The Directorate exists to develop a functional national disaster risk reduction system that minimizes community vulnerability to hazards and effectively manages the impact of disasters within the context of sustainable development for Namibia by...
  2. The mission of the Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry is to realize the potential of the agricultural, water and forestry sectors towards the promotion of an efficient and sustainable socio-economic development for a prosperous Namibia....
  3. NRSC’s largest core area in humanitarian aid is health and care. NRCS implements health programmes such as HIV and AIDS, water and sanitation, hygiene promotion and first aid, tuberculosis and malaria. Website: http://www.redcross.org.na/
  4. NASA Goddard Earth Sciences (GES) is one of twelve NASA Science Mission Directorate (SMD) Data Centers that provide Earth science data, information, and services to research scientists, applications scientists, applications users, and students. The...
  5. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) was created by the National Aeronautics and Space Act in 1958. NASA, as agency of the Unite States government, has “the mission to pioneer the future in space exploration, scientific discovery...
  6. In the 1980's, it was observed that the number of disasters and their impacts were increasing world - wide. This situation alarmed the United Nations Organisation, which held various conferences on the issue, leading to the U N Declaration GAD 44/...
  7. NDRCC is the National Disaster Reduction Centre of China. NDRCC is an agency providing information and technological support, including a national disaster database which local civil affairs departments access to enter details about the disaster....
  8. National Flood Services (NFS), a division of Affinity Insurance Services, Inc., is an administrator for insurance carriers participating in the National Flood Insurance Program. NFS currently administers and manages flood insurance policies on...
  9. National Geomatics Center of China (NGCC), also functioned as National Archives for Surveying and Mapping, is a government agency attached to National Administration of Surveying, Mapping and Geoinformation of China (NASG). NGCC fulfills the...
  10. The National Hurricane Center (NHC) is a division of the NOAA National Weather Service and it is also part of the National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP) located at Florida International University in Miami. The NHC mission is “to save...
  11. The partnership between Brazil and China has their own image catalog of remotely-sensed data which lets you download free satellite imagery using the INPE Image Catalog. The catalog includes satellite imagery from their own China–Brazil Earth...
  12. National Integrated Drought Information System (NIDIS), initialy focused on drought early warning in the USA and worked collaboration with diffrent governemtal agencies on drought related issues. But at this time, it works at global scale and focuse...
  13. NOAA was created in 1970 as a science-based agency under the U.S. Department of Commerce. Its mission is “to understand and predict changes in the Earth’s environment and to conserve, protect, and manage coastal, marine, and Great Lakes’ resources...
  14. The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is the U.S. Department of Energy's primary national laboratory for renewable energy and energy efficiency research and development. Its mission is to develop renewable energy and energy efficiency...
  15. The National Science Foundation (NSF) is an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1950 "to promote the progress of science; to advance the national health, prosperity, and welfare; to secure the national defense…" An essential element in...

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