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Organizations relating to Emergencies

International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1919
Latin American Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society / Maldonado, Uruguay / Est. 2007
European Group of Emergency Nurses / Dudley, UK / Est. 2010
European Society for Automatic Alarm Systems / Duisburg, Germany / Est. 1989
Association Francophone pour l'Etude et la Recherche sur les Urgences Psychiatriques / Nancy, France / Est. 1986
Asia Pacific Computer Emergency Response Team / Est. 2005
European Centre of New Technologies for the Management of Natural and Technological Major Hazards / Moscow, Russia / Est. 1990
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1999
International Flood Initiative / Tsukuba, Japan / Est. 2005
International Commissions for the Protection of the Moselle and Saar / Konz-Saarburg, Germany / Est. 1961
Regional Marine Pollution Emergency Response Centre for the Mediterranean Sea / Floriana, Malta / Est. 1976
WMO/ESCAP Panel on Tropical Cyclones / Islamabad, Pakistan / Est. 1972
European Crisis Management Academy / Leiden, Netherlands / Est. 2000
International Committee of the Blue Shield / Paris, France / Est. 1996
Allied Command Operations / Shape, Belgium / Est. 1951
PAHO/WHO Health Emergencies Department / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1977
Asian Disaster Reduction Centre / Kobe, Japan / Est. 1998
Euro-Atlantic Disaster Response Unit / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1998
Inter-American Committee on Natural Disaster Reduction / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1999
Disaster Preparedness and Prevention Initiative for South-Eastern Europe / Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina / Est. 2000
Global Outbreak Alert and Response Network / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 2000
European Consortium for Emergency Contraception / Targu-Mures, Romania / Est. 2012
Centre for Cooperation in the Mediterranean / Barcelona, Spain / Est. 2005
International Group for Wind-Related Disaster Risk Reduction / Shanghai, China / Est. 2009
Emergency Telecommunications Cluster / Rome, Italy
International Centre on Space Technologies for Natural and Cultural Heritage / Beijing, China / Est. 2007
SOS SAHEL / Asnières-sur-Seine, France / Est. 1976
International Emergency Food Reserve / Rome, Italy / Est. 1975
Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency / St Michael, Barbados / Est. 1991
Network for Social Studies on Disaster Prevention in Latin America / Est. 1992
Latin American Consortium on Emergency Contraception / Santo Domingo, Dominican Rep / Est. 2000
United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund / New York NY, USA / Est. 2006
Réseau de prévention des crises alimentaires / Paris, France / Est. 1985
World Association for Disaster and Emergency Medicine / Madison WI, USA / Est. 1976
Global Alliance for Disaster Reduction / Est. 2001
International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1928
Allied Rapid Reaction Corps / Gloucester, UK / Est. 1992
International Flood Network / Tokyo, Japan / Est. 2003
Global Aid Foundation / Est. 1993
Special Emergency Assistance Fund for Drought and Famine in Africa / Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire / Est. 1984
The Elders Foundation / London, UK / Est. 2007
International Divers Alert Network / Durham NC, USA / Est. 1991
Asian Disaster Reduction and Response Network / Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia / Est. 2004
United Nations Platform for Space-based Information for Disaster Management and Emergency Response / Vienna, Austria / Est. 2006
International SOS Foundation / Amsterdam, Netherlands / Est. 2011
Communicating with Disaster Affected Communities Network / London, UK / Est. 2009
SOS Catastrophes - European Disaster Victims Network / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 2013
International Working Group on Satellite-Based Emergency Mapping / Est. 2012
Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System
Asia Pacific Emergency and Disaster Nursing Network / Jinan, China / Est. 2007

View all profiles (533 total) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

World Problems relating to Emergencies

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

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

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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