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The 5th Regional Training Course GIS for Disaster Risk Management - Level I (GIS4DM-I)

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16-27 August 2010, Bangkok, Thailand

 

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16/08/2010 to 27/08/2010

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

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 other offices and institutions across in the United States.

FEMA coordinates the response of local and national authorities in case of disaster. In addition, FEMA offers financial resources for reconstruction as well as for training.
 

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International Tsunami Information Centre (ITIC)

The International Tsunami Information Centre (ITIC) was created in 1965 by the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).

ITIC develops the following main activities:Tsunami Education, Preparedness, and Training, Tsunami Research and Tsunami Technology and Information.

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Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters. Emergency Events Database (CRED-EM-DAT)

CRED promotes research, training, and information dissemination on disasters. It aims to enhance the effectiveness of developing countries' disaster management capabilities; as well as fostering policy-oriented research. The main objective of the EM-DAT is to serve the purposes of humanitarian action at national and international levels. The database contains essential core data on the occurrences and effects of over 16,000 mass disasters in the world, from 1900 to the present day.

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Nigeria National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA)

NEMA logo. Image: NEMA.

The National Emergency Management Agency of Nigeria was established via Act 12 as amended by Act 50 of 1999, to manage disasters in Nigeria. Therefore, from inception, NEMA has been tackling disaster related issues through the establishment of concrete structures and measures. Such measures as the education of the public in order to raise their level of awareness and reduce the effects of disasters in the Country.

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