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. Digital Globe is a known commericial provider of  high resolution imagery. For more info: DigitalGlobe
  2. A centre in the university offering a masters program in disaster management. It also offers training in short courses and does consultancy on DRR issues. Its mission is to provide educational means for Disaster Management practitioners In a...
  3. DIVA-GIS is developed by Robert Hijmans. Previous versions were co-developed with Edwin Rojas, Mariana Cruz, Rachel O'Brien, and Israel Barrantes. The development has benefited greatly from intellectual and practical contributions by Luigi Guarino...
  4. The DMC is a unique earth observation (EO) satellite constellation that delivers high frequency imaging anywhere on the globe from a long established and growing collection of satellites.  The constellation is coordinated by DMCii to deliver high...
  5. The DGODT is a governmental institution that is part of the Economy, Planning and Development Secretary. It is responsible for the creation of public policies for a sustainable development of the territory, as well as for the spatial expression of...
  6. The Geological Surveys are national organizations which guarantee an updated geological and environmental knowledge on the national territory of the Dominican Republic. They are responsible for executing national geological mapping on an appropriate...
  7. The Dominican Institute for Water Resources’ responsibility is to ensure that citizens are able to access water in a healthy and equitable way; and to efficiently organize the management of water resources in social and environmental harmony. It...
  8. The Institute of Technology “Las Americas” is a technical institution for higher education, specializing in technical-vocational training, English as a second language, and high technology areas, under a “technical college” model. “Las Americas”...
  9. The Dominican Meteorological Office aims to develop, implement and provide meteorological services that are within the jurisdiction of the State. It is the national regulator of research and production of meteorological information. Website: http://...
  10. Website: http://www.secffaa.mil.do/
  11. The Dominican Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ mission is to promote a foreign policy in favour of the national interests of the Dominican Republic; oriented to defence, safeguarding its sovereignty, and peace and international security promotion. It...
  12. The Dominican Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ mission is to promote a foreign policy in favour of the national interests of the Dominican Republic; oriented to defence, safeguarding its sovereignty, and peace and international security promotion. It...
  13. The National Emergency Commission’s main goal is to ensure for the appropriate response and management of disasters; caused by floods, earthquakes, storms, hurricanes, fires, shortages, inadequate distribution of material supply, or other similar...
  14. The Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources is responsible for establishing standards for the conservation, protection, enhancement and restoration of the environment and natural resources, ensuring their sustainable utilization. Website: http...
  15. The SESPAS is the Dominican Ministry of Health. It is responsible for guaranteeing equitable access to high quality health services, promoting social health through the essential functions of public health to satisfy the needs of the Dominican...

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