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USGS to Focus on Land Observation and Ecosystems

The US President’s proposed USD1.1 billion budget for the U.S.

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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 16/02/2011 - 09:59
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United States Geological Survey (USGS)

In 1879, the United States Geological Survey was created and it is part of the United States Department of the Interior.

Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID-OFDA)

The Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA) coordinates and provides U.S.

National Hurricane Center (NHC)

 

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

 

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) was created by the National Aeronautics and Space Act in 1958.

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.

Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

In 1946, the Communicable Disease Centre (CDC) was created in Atlanta, Georgia as part of the wartime agency Malaria Control in War Areas (MCWA).

Euro-Atlantic Disaster Response Coordination Centre (EADRCC)

The Euro-Atlantic Disaster Response Coordination Centre (EADRCC) was created in 199

United State President's Emergency Plan for AIDS (PEPFAR)

In 2003, the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) was created by President George W. Bush and a bipartisan Congress.