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. 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...
  2. The Department of Geography and Resource Development is part of the University of Ghana. More information and contact details: Website
  3. The University of Maryland Department of Geographical Sciences offers several data sources for Remote Sensing and GIS applications. Website: http://www.geog.umd.edu/ 
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. The University of Washington is a public research university located in Seattle, Washington. Founded in 1861, it is one of six public universities in Washington and one of the oldest universities on the West Coast of the United States. Part of the...
  7. The National Drought Mitigation Center (NDMC) helps people and institutions develop and implement measures to reduce societal to drought, stressing preparedness and risk management rather than crisis management. The NDMC’s activities include our...
  8. The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) is the primary source of geospatial intelligence for the U.S. Department of Defense and the U.S. Intelligence Community. NGA provides geospatial intelligence, in support of U.S. national security and...
  9. Ushahidi is a global non-profit technology company with origins in Kenya. Ushahidi’s mission is the change the way information flows in the world and empower people to make an impact with open source technologies, cross-sector partnerships, and...
  10. The Vice-Ministry of Territorial Governance of Peru is a body in charge of the territorial development, decentralization, dialogue and social coordination and territorial demarcation sector, and the vice-ministry was created with the approval of the...
  11. The Viet Nam Disaster Management Authority (VDMA) acts as the Standing Office of the Central Committee for Natural Disaster Management. VDAM is a unit under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD). The Minister of Agriuclture of...
  12. The Disaster Management Policy and Technology Center (DMPTC) under the Viet Nam Disaster Management Authority was established on the basis of the merger of the Disaster Management Center and Water resource consultant and technology transfer Center...
  13. The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) is a government ministry responsible for rural development and the governance, promotion and nurturing of agriculture and the agriculture industry, in Vietnam. The purview of the Ministry...
  14. Decree No. 168-HDBT (May 19, 1990) of the Council of ministers established and outlined the tasks of the Central Committee of Storm and Flood Control (CCSFC), and committees and sectors at all levels (provincial, district and village). At the...
  15. The Department of Dyke Management and Flood, Storm Control (DDMFSC) works under the Directorate of Water Resources of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development. It is mandated to plan for the country's dyke construction and management, flood...

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