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. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. SPARRSO was established in 1980 as an autonomous organisation of the Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh. It keeps close collaboration with national, regional and international organizations, institutions and agencies. SPARRSO acts as...
  7. Beihang University was previously known as the Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics. It is located in Beijing, People's Republic of China, and focuses on high level technological and scientific research. More information: Beihang...
  8. The Department of Disaster Management (DDM), established in 2008 under the Ministry of Home and Cultural Affairs (MoHCA), leads all DRM activities in the Bhutan. The vision of DDM is to promote, support and facilitate disaster management to reduce...
  9. The Ministry of Trade & Industry, which was subsequently renamed as Ministry of Economic Affairs was established in 1967.The aim of the MoEA is to promote a green and self reliant economy sustained by an IT enabled knowledge society guided by...
  10. The Ministry of Works and Human Settlement (MoWHS) was established in 2003 with the two main technical Departments, Department of Roads and the Department of Urban Development and Engineering Services. The MoWHS is in charge of formulating policies...
  11. The commission is the principle agency for mapping and surveying in Bhutan, which maintains the topographic sheets as well as surveying agendas in general. Website: http://www.nlcs.gov.bt/
  12. National Soil Service Center (NSSC) was created in the 8th Five Year Plan period (1997-2002) and reports directly to the Department of Agriculture (DoA) under the Ministry of Agriculture (MoA). The centre has the responsibility of providing...
  13. The National Statistics Bureau (NSB) aims to provide timely, relevant and reliable statistics, consistent with international principles and standard for effective decision making and monitoring. More information: NSB
  14. BlackBridge is focused on providing end to end solutions across the geospatial value chain. This includes satellite operations, ground station services, data center and geocloud solutions, and worldwide satellite imagery distribution via 100...
  15. CONASUR is a public institution with humanitarian vocationl; that was set up in order to adopt a strategy for prevention and reduction of the disastrous effects of natural disasters in Burkina Faso. CONASUR's mandate includes: set up and implement,...

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