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. NOAA was created in 1970 as a science-based agency under the U.S. Department of Commerce. Its mission is “to understand and predict changes in the Earth’s environment and to conserve, protect, and manage coastal, marine, and Great Lakes’ resources...
  2. The Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) and the Department of Science and Technology (DST) have initiated the development of the National Oceans and Coastal Information Management System (OCIMS) for South Africa – referred to as the OCIMS...
  3. The National Office for Civil Protection (ONPC) under the Ministry of Interior of Tunisia is responsible for protecting people’s lives and properties against different disasters and threats. Its mandate includes response activities, overseeing...
  4. NOSDRA was established in 2006 as an institutional framework to co-ordinate the implementation of the National Oil Spill Contingency Plan (NOSCP) for Nigeria in accordance with the International Convention on Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response and...
  5. The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is the U.S. Department of Energy's primary national laboratory for renewable energy and energy efficiency research and development. Its mission is to develop renewable energy and energy efficiency...
  6. The National Science Foundation (NSF) is an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1950 "to promote the progress of science; to advance the national health, prosperity, and welfare; to secure the national defense…" An essential element in...
  7. The National Service of Meteorology and Hydrology of Peru - SENAMHI, is a public executing agency attached to the Ministry of the Environment. The purpose of SENAMHI is to generate and provide information and meteorological, hydrological and...
  8. The National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) supports research into our world's frozen realms: the snow, ice, glaciers, frozen ground, and climate interactions that make up Earth's cryosphere. NSIDC manages and distributes scientific data, creates...
  9. The National Unit for Disaster Risk Management directs the implementation of disaster risk management, taking into account sustainable development policies, and coordinates the operation and continuous development of the national system for disaster...
  10. The National Water Authority (ANA), is an autonomous constitutional body of Peru. It is attached to the Ministry of Agriculture and is responsible for carrying out the necessary actions for the multisectorial and sustainable use of water resources...
  11. Making Natural Earth is a collaboration involving many volunteer NACISmembers and cartographers around the globe. Natural Earth is a public domain map dataset available at 1:10m, 1:50m, and 1:110 million scales. Featuring tightly integrated vector...
  12. Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) is responsible for the development and use of Canada's natural resources such as energy, forests and minerals and metals. Read more
  13. At the Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment (SAGE), we examine the connections between natural resources, technology, policy, human health, security, and changes in the global environment. Our staff and students conduct cutting-edge...
  14. The Nepal Armed Police Service is dedicated to the nation to the protection of human rights by establishing peace in society through effective crime control and research being enslaved from the basic concept of legal state.
  15. Mining and geo-departmental departments have been active as the only government body for the promotion and development of geological studies, research and mineral heritage in Nepal. If a historical background of the development of this department,...

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