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 European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecast (ECMWF) is an indipendent intergovernmental organization supported by 34 states. The principal objectives of the Centre are: development and operation of global models and data-assimilation...
  2. The Humanitarian Aid department of the European Commission (ECHO) was established in 1992 and works in the area of emergency assistance and relief to the victims of natural disasters or armed conflict outside the European Union. ECHO concentrates...
  3. The EDO pages contain drought-relevant information such as maps of indicators derived from different data sources (e.g., precipitation measurements, satellite measurements, modelled soil moisture content). Different tools, like Graphs and Compare...
  4. The Joint Research Center (JRC) of the European Commission (EC) established in 1998 an expert group to develop and implement advance methods for the evaluation of forest fire danger and mapping vulnerable areas in Europe. In 2000, the European...
  5. EUMETSAT is an intergovernmental organisation that was founded in 1986. EUMETSAT is a global operational satellite agency at the heart of Europe. Our purpose is to gather accurate and reliable satellite data on weather, climate and the environment...
  6. The European Space Agency (ESA) is an intergovernmental organisation of 22 member states dedicated to the exploration of space. It was established in 1975 and headquartered in Paris. ESA is responsible for setting a unified space and related...
  7. Website: https://europa.eu/european-union/index_en
  8. 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...
  9. Facebook Connectivity Lab is a platform that aims to bring more of the world online through affordable internet access, improved connectivity in remote areas and more. 
  10. 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...
  11. Faculty of Mathematical, Physical and Natural Sciences of Tunis, also called the Faculty of Sciences of Tunis, was founded in 1960 within the Institute of High Studies of Tunis, which was part of the University of Paris. The Faculty of Sciences of...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. The FGDC coordinates the sharing of geographic data, maps, and online services through an online portal, GeoPlatform.gov.  The Geospatial Platform (GeoPlatform) aims to support the US  Administration's–Open Government, Open Data and Digital...
  15. 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,...

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