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UN Sustainable Development Goals

GOAL 13: Climate Action

Organizations relating to Emergencies

Weltnotwerk der KAB / Cologne, Germany
REACT International / Glendale CA, USA / Est. 1962
Associação SOS Amazonia / Rio Branco, Brazil / Est. 1988
Africa Humanitarian Action / Addis Ababa, Ethiopia / Est. 1994
South Asian Initiative on Disaster Migration / Colombo, Sri Lanka / Est. 1995
Marine Emergency Mutual Aid Centre / Manama, Bahrain / Est. 1982
SOS racisme international / Paris, France / Est. 1984
Tampere Convention on the Provision of Telecommunication Resources for Disaster Mitigation and Relief Operations / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1998
International Crisis Group / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1995
European Centre for Disaster Awareness with the Use of Internet, Cyprus / Nicosia, Cyprus
European Centre of New Technologies for the Management of Natural and Technological Major Hazards / Moscow, Russia / Est. 1990
Center for International Health and Cooperation / New York NY, USA / Est. 1992
UWC Red Cross Nordic / Flekke, Norway / Est. 1995
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1999
Ananda Marga Universal Relief Team / Rockville MD, USA / Est. 1955
International Cospas-Sarsat Programme / Montréal QC, Canada / Est. 1979
Genocide Alert / Cologne, Germany / Est. 2007
Groupe francophone de réanimation et urgences pédiatriques / Bordeaux, France
Sovereign Military Hospitaller Order of St John of Jerusalem, of Rhodes and of Malta / Rome, Italy / Est. 1099
Inter-American Convention to Facilitate Disaster Assistance / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1991
World Community Chaplains / West Hills CA, USA / Est. 1978
International Rescue and Emergency Care Association / Minneapolis MN, USA / Est. 1948
Cap Anamur - German Emergency Doctor / Cologne, Germany / Est. 1979
Protocol Concerning Regional Cooperation in Combating Pollution by Oil and other Harmful Substances in Case of Emergency / Jeddah, Saudi Arabia / Est. 1982
ESCAP/WMO Typhoon Committee / Macau, Macau / Est. 1968

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World Problems relating to Emergencies

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Fear
Post-traumatic stress disorder
Vulnerability of marine environment to catastrophic warfare damage
External debt crisis
Floods
Natural disasters
Erosion of biological diversity
Water salinization
Poverty
Suspension of rights during states of emergency
Unpreparedness for food emergencies
Inadequate local government financing
Vulnerability of women and children in emergencies
Childhood trauma
Vulnerability of high technology systems
Transport accidents
Marine accidents
Inadequate emergency medical services
Ineffective emergency relief distribution
Excessive imposition of states of emergency
Dam failures
Suppression of information concerning environmental problems
Flash floods
Oil spillage
Geological hazards

Action Strategies relating to Emergencies

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Providing rapid emergency response
Causing psychological distress
Undertaking pre-disaster planning
Researching respiratory distress syndrome
Responding to global financial crisis
Responding to global crises
Managing crises
Developing early warning disaster systems
Sending false alarms
Providing food aid
Anticipating environmental crises
Supplying public information
Protecting women and children in emergencies
Providing emergency humanitarian aid
Developing emergency response procedures for chemical accidents
Providing financial assistance for hazardous waste emergencies
Providing protection for disabled during states of emergency
Being prepared
Coordinating disaster relief assistance
Alerting wetland desecration
Reducing impact of natural disasters
Providing medical relief for large-scale emergencies
Conserving Everglades flooded grassland ecoregion
Conserving Sahelian flooded savanna ecoregion
Conserving Panatal flooded savanna ecoregion

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