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. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. Indian Institute of Technology - Roorkee is among the foremost of institutes of national indian importance in higher technological education and in engineering, basic and applied research. The Institute plays a vital role in providing the technical...
  7. 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...
  8. 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,...
  9. The Institute for Astronomy, Astrophysics, Space Applications and Remote Sensing (IAASARS) is one of the three institutes of the National Observatory of Athens (NOA), the oldest research institution in Greece. The main activities of the Institute...
  10. The Institute of Public and Environmental Affairs (IPE) is a registered non-profit organization based in Beijing. Since its establishment in May 2006, the IPE has developed two pollution databases (water & air) to monitor corporate environmental...
  11. El Instituto del Mar del Perú - IMARPE es un Organismo Técnico Especializado del Ministerio de la Producción, orientado a la investigación científica, así como al estudio y conocimiento del mar peruano y sus recursos, para asesorar al Estado en la...
  12. The Fisheries Development Institute (IFOP) is a chilean non-profit Private Law Corporation whose public role is to support the sustainable development of the country’s fishing & aquaculture sector.
  13. El Instituto Tecnológico del Salmón (INTESAL), pertenece a la Asociación de la Industria del Salmón de Chile, SalmonChile A.G. Ofrece soporte científico y técnico a las empresas productivas y proveedoras asociadas al gremio, el cual representa al 90...
  14. Somalia, Sudan and Uganda formed the Intergovernmental Authority on Drought and Development (IGADD) to mitigate against the effects of recurring droughts and other natural disasters. To operationalize IGADD, in 1989, Eastern and Southern Africa...
  15. The Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO was created in 1960 and promotes international cooperation and coordinates programmes in marine research, services, observation systems, hazard mitigation and capacity development. One of its...

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