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. In a humanitarian crisis, relief agencies need rapid answers to questions about 'where'. Where are the greatest needs? Where are the gaps that need to be filled? MapAction is a non-governmental organisation (NGO) that works in disaster zones...
  2. IntraSearch, Inc. (dba MapMart) is a full-scope geospatial data and services company headquartered in Lone Tree, Colorado in the United States. Founded in 1951, IntraSearch, Inc. has been providing aerial photography, photogrammetry, image...
  3. The Marine Geoscience Data System (MGDS), part of the Integrated Earth Data Applications (IEDA) facility, provides access to data portals for the NSF-supported Ridge 2000, MARGINS, and GeoPRISMS programs, the Antarctic and Southern Ocean Data...
  4. The Met Office is the United Kingdom's national weather service. It is an executive agency and trading fund of the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills and a member of the Public Data Group. The Met Office makes meteorological predictions...
  5. The agreement for the establishment of the Centre for Space Science and Technology Education for Latin America and the Caribbean (CRECTEALC) was signed by the governments of Mexico and Brazil in 1997.The CRECTEALC impart long duration courses on...
  6. The Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation of Peru (MINAGRI) is the institution of the Peruvian State in charge of the agricultural sector. It is headquartered in Lima, Peru.   Its objectives are: To strengthen producer organizations and promote...
  7. The Ministry of Defense is the representative body of the Armed Forces within the Council of Ministers of Peru that exercises the policy of the state for the integral defense of the country. It is headquartered in Lima.   The Ministry of Defense,...
  8. The Ministry of Housing, Construction and Sanitation is the ministry in charge of public works that are carried out in the Republic of Peru. It is responsible for promoting the installation of water supply and drainage throughout the country,...
  9. The Ministry for the subject of “Lands” was established in 1932, as per the recommendation of the Committee appointed in respect of the subject of Land and Agriculture of the State Council 1931. The main objectives of establishing this Ministry were...
  10. The Ministry of the Environment (MINAM) is a branch of the Executive Branch of Peru created on May 13, 2008. Its function is to be the rector of the environmental sector with the functions of designing, establishing, executing and supervising the...
  11. The Ministry of Transportation and Communications of Peru (MTC) is the organ of the Peruvian State that seeks to achieve a rational territorial order linked to the areas of resources, production, markets and population centers, through the...
  12. The United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) was established on 1 June 2004 after President Bertrand Aristide departed Haiti for exile in the aftermath of an armed conflict which spread to several cities across the country. The...
  13. IEWCU was established in 2010 to manage emergency calls for the whole UB city including emergency (call 101-105), ambulance (call 103) and police (call 102). The emergency services focus mainly on fire hazards and other operations for saving lives....
  14. ITPTA is a policy making body of the government of Mongolia responsible for communication and early warning systems. They established an Earthquake Early Warning System for the Mongolia National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on a trial basis at...
  15. NAMHEM’s main activity is weather forecasting. The agency receives data from the National Center for Remote Sensing and FY-2 satellites from China. There are 21 provincial offices; each province has a NAMHEM bureau. The information is centralized at...

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