Institutions

In its role as a bridge between communities dedicated to risk management, emergency response and space technologies, UN-SPIDER facilitates global and regional networking of organizations and institutions. This list of institutions contains profiles including information on mandates, capacities and skills in each institution.

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  1. CONAE (Comisión Nacional de Actividades Espaciales), is the national space agency of Argentina and has a mandate to design, manage and execute space-related projects and activities for peaceful purposes, under the scope of the Ministry of Foreign...
  2. The ASEAN+3 Satellite Image Archive for Environmental Study is a project, which allows to share satellite archives for natural hazard management and environmental study among the ASEAN+3 member countries. Members of the ASEAN+3 are countries in...
  3. The Asia Pacific Gateway for Disaster Risk Reduction and Development (Gateway) promotes mainstreaming DRR into development planning. The Gateway targets the information and networking needs of national disaster management authorities/organisations (...
  4. APSCO is an inter-governmental organization dedicated to promote and strengthen the development of collaborative space programs among its Member States by establishing the basis for cooperation in peaceful applications of space science and...
  5. The Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) is a non-profit organization supporting the advancement of safer communities and sustainable development, through implementing programs and projects that reduce the impact of disasters upon countries and...
  6. The Asian Disaster Reduction Center was established in Kobe, Hyogo prefecture, in 1998, with mission to enhance disaster resilience of the member countries, to build safe communities, and to creat a society where sustainable development is possible...
  7. The Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN, was established in 1967 in Bangkok, Thailand. Today, the organizaton has ten Member StatesThe motto of the ASEAN is “One Vision, One Identity, One Community”. In the area of Disaster Management,...
  8. The Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology is the national meteorological authority for Australia. It provides weather forcasts warnings and observation for all states and territories of Australia.
  9. Department of Disaster Management (DDM) under the Ministry of Disaster Management and Relief was set up in November 2012 following enactment of the Disaster Management Act 2012. The Department of Disaster Management (DDM) would serve the Ministry of...
  10. The Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh established the Centre for Environmental and Geographic Information Services (CEGIS) as a public trust in 2002. CEGIS' mission as a scientifically independent centre of excellence is to support...
  11. The Comprehensive Disaster Management Programme is a project led by the Ministry of Food and Disaster Management of Bangladesh. It aims to further reduce Bangladesh's to adverse natural and anthropogenic hazards and extreme events; including the...
  12. A massive cyclone with wind velocity 62 m/sec accompanied by a storm surge 6-9 m in height struck Bangladesh in 1970, killing an estimated 500,000 people. Following this disaster, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies...
  13. The Department of Relief and Rehabilitation is a department within the Ministry of Food and Disaster Management (MoFDM) of Bangladesh. Its mission is to achieve a paradigm shift in national disaster management strategies from conventional response...
  14. DDM is a small dynamic professional unit at national level in Bangladesh to perform specialist support functions working under the authority of high–level Inter-Ministerial Disaster Management Coordination Committee (IMDMCC). It is a technical arm...
  15. The Bangladesh Meteorological Department is the authorised Government organisation for all meteorological activities in the country. It maintains a network of surface and upper air observatories, radar and satellite stations, agro-meteorological...

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