Members of the Interinstitutional Geo-Spatial Information Team for Risk Management (EIGEO-GR)
Following the recommendations of the Technical Advisory Mission (TAM) conducted in January 2010 as well as the consequent Institutional Strenghtening Mission (ISM) in November 2012; an interinstitutional Geo-Spatial Information Team for Risk Management (EIGEO-GR) has been established in the Dominican Republic incorporating nearly 15 government ministries, agencies and university centers.The Geo-Spatial Information Team for Risk Management (Equipo de Información Geo-Espacial para Gestión de Riesgos - EIGEO-GR) has more than 15 institutional members. EIGEO-GR is headed by a representative of the National Emergency Commission (Comisión Nacional de Emergencias).
The one-week training for EIGEO-GR members in Santo Domingo focused on the use of space-based information in case of floods. It comprised lectures as well as hands-on training using different data types and software packages.