Disasters Thematic Community

 

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Overview

Disaster risk reduction, particularly for data exchange associated with early warnings and for the generation of regional products of early warnings.

Working Group

Disasters working group responsible for the coordination with, and participation in, other GEO disasters activities, e.g. hazards supersites and flood monitoring systems, from a regional perspective, engagement and contribution from Americas nations that add new capabilities to other GEO disasters activities and objectives, and linking in existing nations’ disasters initiatives that are of benefit to or could benefit from GEO Earth observation assets.

Activities

  • Support Sendai Framework’s first priority of understanding disaster risk.
  • Prioritize disaster risks  based on regional vulnerability  assessment.
  • Assess and engage  ongoing  GEO activities for application to regional risks.

Country Representatives

Argentina Bahamas Belize Brazil
Canada Chile Colombia Costa Rica
Ecuador Honduras Mexico Panama
Paraguay Peru United States