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 Department of Hydrology and Meteorology (DHM) is an organization under the Ministry of Environment, Government of Nepal. The department with headquarters in Kathmandu has three basin offices: Karnali Basin Office in Nepalgunj, Narayani Basin...
  2. The department with it’s subordinate branches help define the following activities: Establishment of a national network of control points throughout the country Studying crustal movement to help to predict natural disaster Studying the geoidal...
  3. Department of Water Induced Disaster Management formally Water Induced Disaster Prevention Technical Centre (DPTC) was established under the Ministry of Water Resources under an agreement between the Government of Nepal and the Government of Japan...
  4. Nepal GIS Society is dedicated since 1995 For: Professional Networking Awareness and advocacy Applied and empirical research GIS, RS and GPS training Consultancy services
  5. The National Emergency Operations Centre (NEOC) was opened on the 17 December 2010, by the Minister of Home Affairs and is operated under the Planning and Special Services Division. It has been running by a nine-member personnel team under the...
  6. Nepal Red Cross Society (NRCS) came into being in 1963. It was recognized by the ICRC in 1964 and affiliated to the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies in the same year. NRCS has, over the years, grown to be the largest...
  7. The Nepalese Army is the armed military Land warfare force of Nepal available internationally and a major component of the Military of Nepal. Service is voluntary and the minimum age for enrollment is 18 years. The army was known as The Royal...
  8. Nepal Police is the main and principal law enforcement agency of Nepal.The Police Reform Commission was constituted in the year 1992 and Modernization of the Police Organisation started to tune with the aspirations of the people and norms of Multi-...
  9. The General Directorate of Civil Protection (DGPC) is part of the Ministry of the Interior, Public Security, Decentralisation and Customary and Religious Affairs. Its mandate foresees the following objectives: Ensure the protection of: people,...
  10. The National Emergency Management Agency of Nigeria was established via Act 12 as amended by Act 50 of 1999, to manage disasters in Nigeria. Therefore, from inception, NEMA has been tackling disaster related issues through the establishment of...
  11. The National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA) is a research institutions that is under the supervision of the Federal Ministry of Science and Technology of Nigeria. The Agency was established on May 5, 1999 with the broad objective to...
  12. Under the auspices of the United Nations, the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) established the Intergovernmental Coordination Group for the Pacific Tsunami Warning System (ICG/PTWS) in 1968. Its main activity is providing warning for...
  13.   NGI is Norway's largest geotechnical centre of expertise. Research combined with consultancy assignments within geotechnical and engineering geology provide a unique basis for delivering safe, ground-breaking and optimal solutions for the building...
  14. Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL): The LandScan Global Poulation database was created by the department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory. LandScan is a global population database that shows geographical distribution of population at 1 km...
  15. OceanDataLab is a private research laboratory that was established in 2013 by long time Ocean Remote Sensing and IT experts working in close collaboration with the Space Oceanography Laboratory at IFREMER.  The Ocean Data Lab Programs: SeaScope SA...

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