Institutions

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  1. The General Directorate for Civil Protection of Burkina Faso is part of the Ministry of Territorial Administration and Decentralization (MATS). Its main functions are the implementation of the regulation, prevention, sensitisation of the population...
  2. The Geographic Institute of Burkina Faso is a Public Establishment Administrative in charge of the design, implementation and monitoring of national policy mapping. In July 1974, a meeting organised by the United Nations Economic Commission for...
  3. Le Ministre de l’environnement et du cadre de vie assure la mise en œuvre et le suivi de la politique du Gouvernement en matière d’environnement et d’assainissement du cadre de vie.A ce titre, il est chargé :•    de la protection de l’environnement...
  4. The Environment Plan for Sustainable Development defines the main axes managers and benchmarks for a sustainable development. It aims to determine the strategy around which to build a framework of fight against poverty and to develop a sustainable...
  5. The Bushfire and Natural Hazards Cooperative Research Centre (Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC) was founded in 2013 in Australia. It focuses on building a more disaster resilient Australia and reducing the human, social, economic and environmental...
  6. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has the responsibility of promoting and protecting Cameroon's and its citizens' interests abroad. 
  7. The Ministry is in charge of implementing and developing government policies and programmes in higher education. It studies and advises the government on ways to adapt the higher education system to national social and economic realities;...
  8. The Ministry is responsible for the coordinated development of all transportation. It maintains and regulates the organization, and the functioning of air, rail, road and maritime transport. It formulates and implements legislative and statutory...
  9. The ARGV is responsible for implementing a programme of geophysical and geochemicl studies, within the IRGM. This structure focuses on natural hazards, and structural, geodynamic, and geological prospection. Several projects have been established...
  10. The Ministry of Territorial Administration (MINAT) is under the authority of the Minister of Territorial Administration assisted by the Minister Delegate in charge of Regional and Local Authorities. The Ministry is responsible for the preparation,...
  11. Established in March 1989, the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) was created through an Act of Parliament, proclaimed in December 1990. The Agency has a status equivalent to that of a Department of the Government of Canada and reports to Parliament...
  12. CDEMA is the regional disaster management body of the Caribbean Community. Its role is to be facilitator, driver, coordinator and motivating force to the promotion and engineering of Comprehensive Disaster Management (CDM) in all the participating...
  13. The Center for Environment and Development for the Arab Region and Europe (CEDARE) was established in 1992 as an international inter-governmental Organization with diplomatic status. This was in response to the convention adopted by the Council of...
  14. The mission of the Columbia Center for Hazards and Risk Research is to advance the predictive science of natural and environmental hazards and the integration of science with hazard risk assessment and risk management. More information are available...
  15. The Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN) is a centre within the Earth Institute at Columbia University (Link). CIESIN works at the intersection of the social, natural, and information sciences, and specializes in on-...

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