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Technical Support

Mongolia - Technical Advisory Mission

Dates: 
Mon, 11/08/2014 - Fri, 15/08/2014
Advisory Mission Facts
Main Hazards: 
Earthquake
Main Hazards: 
Flood
Main Hazards: 
Severe Storm
Mission details
At the request of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Government of Mongolia, UN-SPIDER supported NEMA and stakeholders organisations in strengthening disaster risk management and emergency response by effective use of space based information including data sharing, National Spatial Data Infrastructure, policy level interventions and capacity.
Host Institution: 
National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA)
Mission Team: 
The team of seven experts, under leadership of the UN-SPIDER, visited Mongolia from 11-15 August 2014. The mission team represented following organisations: UN-SPIDER/UNOOSA, National Disaster Reduction Center of China (NDRCC), University of Georgia, Airbus Defence and Space, Asia Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC), United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) and Asia-Pacific Space Cooperation Organization (APSCO). Some of these organisations are already engaged with organisations in Mongolia in the area of disaster management and space technology.
Mission Profile: 
During this five-day mission, the mission team visited seven Ministries and Government agencies and three United Nations offices to carry out in-depth discussions. On 15 August, the Workshop “Use of Space Technology in Disaster Risk Management” was organized. About 40 officials representing various ministries/departments, institutions, and academia attended the workshop. The workshop generated awareness among a larger group of stakeholders in Mongolia, and sought their inputs on current challenges in using space-based information in disaster management.

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Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Tue, 22/10/2013 - 08:58
latitude: 
-13.9833
longitude: 
33.7833