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. Website: http://www.esa.int/ESA
  2. The EU maintains diplomatic relations with nearly all countries in the world. It has strategic partnerships with key international players, is deeply engaged with emerging powers around the globe, and has signed bilateral Association Agreements with...
  3. The Faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation (ITC), University of Twente, was established in 1950 and is located in Enschede, Netherlands. Its main areas of expertise are geo-information science and earth observation for: earth...
  4. The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWSNET) is a USAID-funded activity that collaborates with international, regional and national partners to provide timely and rigorous early warning and vulnerability information on emerging and evolving...
  5. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) was established by Presidential Order in 1979 and is part of the United States Department of Homeland Security since 2003. The work of FEMA takes place in its headquarter in Washington D.C., and at...
  6. The Fiji Department of the Ministry of Public Utilities is directly responsible for policy formulation, planning, design, regulation, coordination and implementation of programs, and project services relating to public works, roads, shipping,...
  7. The NDMO was established to facilitate, coordinate and manage national disaster risk reduction and disaster management activities to enhance the provisions of a safer and more secure Fiji. The managed activities involve the establishment of...
  8. The roles and responsibilities of the Forestry Department are the formulation and implementation of policy initiatives and the administration of the regulatory framework to facilitate Sustainable Forest Management (SFM) in all types of forests. Its...
  9. The Fiji Land Information System is a major government project, part of the Ministry of Lands and Mineral resources, designed to create a coordinated system for storing and providing 'core' information about land in the Republic of Fiji. Website:...
  10. Established in 1994, the National Fire Authority assumed responsibilities to provide fire services for the entire nation of Fiji. Most of NFA's overall activities involve responding to incidents and suppressing fires. NFA responds to a variety of...
  11. Among the key activities of the MRD are providing geoscientific information on Fiji, developing policies on mining and providing other relevant information and assistance for investors in the mining sector. MRD furthermore facilitates the...
  12. The mission of the Applied Geoscience and Technology Division is "to help Pacific island people position themselves to respond effectively to the challenges they face and make informed decisions about their future and the future they wish to leave...
  13. Flood Map application is a small contribution using our programming skill towards the fight against natural disaster like flood & probably save a life.   Flood Map may be useful to some extent for flood risk assessment or in flood management,...
  14. FAO's mandate is to support members in their efforts to ensure that people have regular access to enough high-quality food. FAO can help by supporting policies and political commitments that promote food security and good nutrition and by making...
  15. Agriculture is one of the main drivers of Togo’s economy, but the steep drop in global cotton prices in recent years dealt a blow to many farmers. The rates of food insecurity and vulnerability are really high, as well as the country’s risk to...

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