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. Its mission is to ensure the right to health of the inhabitants of Guatemala, exercising the leadership of the health sector through conduction, coordination and regulation of the health services, and controlling the financing and management of the...
  2. The National Council for Science and Technology is the governing body in the field of scientific and technological progress, and it is responsible for the promotion and coordination of scientific and technological activities carried out by the...
  3. The National Geographic Institute "Engineer Alfredo Gomez Obiols" is an agency of the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Food (MAGA). It is the public agency dedicated to generate reliable geographic and cartographic information for the...
  4. INSIVUMEH is the entity that constantly monitors the surge, weather, earthquakes and volcanoes in Guatemala, a country with high risks of natural disasters. It does so in order to predict, prevent, adequately manage and minimise the consequences of...
  5. The SESAN is the institution responsible for planning, coordinating, integrating and monitoring the interventions food and nutritional security interventions in the public sector, society and international cooperation organisms. Website: http://www....
  6. The SEGEPLAN is the State planning body, established as an institution to support the powers of the presidency. It contributes to the formulation of the general development policy of the government and assesses its implementation and impact. Website...
  7. The Directorate for Civil Protection (DPC) is an entity managed by the Ministry of Interior and Territorial Communities (MICT). It is primarily in charge of the risk and disaster management in Haiti. Website: http://protectioncivilehaiti.net/
  8. The object of research of the GFZ is the Earth System – our planet, on and from which we live. GFZ researches focus on the study the Earth and its characteristics, as well as the processes which occur on its surface and within its interior. GFZ also...
  9. The National Housing Trust (NHT) was established in 1976 through an amendment to the National Insurance Act of 1976. NHT’s mission is to increase and enhance the stock of available housing in Jamaica as well as providing financial assistance to...
  10. The EDIS website operated together by the General-Directorate of National Disaster Management (NDGDM, Hungary) and RSOE, provides useful information regarding emergency situations and their prevention. Extraordinary events happening in the World are...
  11. Due to climate change, floods, wildfires and other extreme weather events are becoming more frequent and intense. This scenario poses a challenge for current risk management systems. I-REACT aims to develop a solution through the integration and...
  12. NIDM is a state agency in India for training and capacity development programs for managing natural disasters in India, on a national as well as regional basis. Under the Disaster Management Act 2005, NIDM has been assigned nodal responsibilities...
  13. The platform is well-built but most of the data is for India only. This includes IMS-1 (Hyperspectral), Cartosat, OceanSat and ResourceSat – which are all Indian satellites. It dates back to 1998 with the launch of the Indian Remote Sensing (IRS 1A...
  14. ESCAP is the regional development arm of the United Nations and serves as the economic and social development hub for the UN in Asia and the Pacific. Its mandate is to foster cooperation between its 53 Member States and 9 associate members for...
  15. ITHACA is an Italian non-profit association, founded in November 2006 by the Politecnico di Torino and the Higher Institute on Innovation Territorial Systems (Si.T.I.). ITHACA’s competences are related to the acquisition, management, processing,...

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