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. OCHA led the humanitarian response to Haiti’s devastating earthquake in January 2010, which killed 217,300 people and affected 2.1 million Haitians. Tens months later, with the country still struggling to recover from the earthquake, a cholera...
  2. Despite being a resource-rich country with a strong agricultural base, Myanmar is among the poorest nations in the world. Years of conflict and unresolved ethnic differences have contributed to the displacement of around 450,000 people and an influx...
  3. There are nineteen UN agencies in Nepal and most of these agencies are located in the UN House in Kathmandu.
  4. UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund , is the UN agency delivering a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth is safe and every young person's potential is fulfilled. In Mongolia, UNFPA supports the government in the use of...
  5. In 2003, the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) was created by President George W. Bush and a bipartisan Congress. PEPFAR aims to combat HIV/AIDS, establishing and expanding the infrastructure necessary to deliver prevention,...
  6. Founded in 1862, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) provides leadership on food, agriculture, natural resources, rural development, nutrition, and related issues based on sound public policy, the best available science, and efficient...
  7. The U.S. Drought Monitor, established in 1999, is a weekly map of drought conditions that is produced jointly by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and the National Drought Mitigation Center (...
  8. In 1879, the United States Geological Survey was created and it is part of the United States Department of the Interior. The USGS is the “largest water, earth, and biological science and civilian mapping agency” in the United States and educates the...
  9. UCAR is a non-profit consortium of more than 115 North American colleges and univesities focused on reserach and training in the Earth system sciences. We are the experienced managers of the National Center for Atmospheric Research on behalf of the...
  10. The University of El Salvador was founded on Feb. 16, 1841. Approximately 20,000 undergraduate student are enrolled and more than 8,000 graduate students. It is composed of various Faculties and Schools including the Faculty of History, Geography...
  11. The Department of Geography and Resource Development is part of the University of Ghana. More information and contact details: Website
  12. The University of Maryland Department of Geographical Sciences offers several data sources for Remote Sensing and GIS applications. Website: http://www.geog.umd.edu/ 
  13. The Department of Geology of the University of Nairobi offers B.Sc., B.Ed. Science (Geology option), B.Sc. & B.Ed. (Science) by Open and Distance Learning, B.Sc. in Environmental Geosciences, M.Sc., PhD and Post Graduate Diploma in Environmental...
  14. The University of the West Indies established in 1948 initially as an external College of the University of London and made fully independent in 1962, is the oldest, fully regional institution of higher learning in the Commonwealth Caribbean. The...

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