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Organizations relating to Emergencies

International Federation for Emergency Medicine / Melbourne VIC, Australia / Est. 1991
International Civil Defence Organization / Geneva, Switzerland
DRI International / New York NY, USA / Est. 1988
European Society for Emergency Medicine / Aartselaar, Belgium / Est. 1994
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
Asia Pacific Alliance for Disaster Management / Tokyo, Japan / Est. 2012
International Crisis Group / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1995
European Centre of New Technologies for the Management of Natural and Technological Major Hazards / Moscow, Russia / Est. 1990
ESCAP/WMO Typhoon Committee / Macau, Macau / Est. 1968
International Flood Initiative / Tsukuba, Japan / Est. 2005
Arab Red Crescent and Red Cross Organization / Riyadh, Saudi Arabia / Est. 1975
European Emergency Number Association / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1999
WMO/ESCAP Panel on Tropical Cyclones / Islamabad, Pakistan / Est. 1972
Voluntary Organisations in Cooperation in Emergencies / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1992
European Crisis Management Academy / Leiden, Netherlands / Est. 2000
Euro-Atlantic Disaster Response Coordination Centre / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1998
International Committee of the Blue Shield / Paris, France / Est. 1996
Allied Command Operations / Shape, Belgium / Est. 1951
Emergency, Prevention, Preparedness and Response / Tromsø, Norway / Est. 1991
PAHO/WHO Health Emergencies Department / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1977
UN Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo / Est. 1999
European Centre for Disaster Medicine / Cailungo, San Marino / Est. 1986
Regional Marine Pollution Emergency Information and Training Centre - Wider Caribbean / Willemstad, Curaçao / Est. 1994
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
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
ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Assistance on disaster management / Jakarta, Indonesia / Est. 2011
Emergency Telecommunications Cluster / Rome, Italy
International Centre on Space Technologies for Natural and Cultural Heritage / Beijing, China / Est. 2007
African Risk Capacity Agency / Johannesburg, South Africa
Inter-Agency Network for Education in Emergencies / New York NY, USA / Est. 2000
SOS SAHEL / Asnières-sur-Seine, France / Est. 1976
Open Partial Agreement on the Prevention of, Protection against and Organization of Relief in Major Natural and Technological Disasters / Strasbourg, France / Est. 1987
Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency / St Michael, Barbados / Est. 1991
Eurocorps / Strasbourg, France / Est. 1992
Network for Social Studies on Disaster Prevention in Latin America / Est. 1992
Latin American Consortium on Emergency Contraception / Santo Domingo, Dominican Rep / Est. 2000
ChildFund Alliance / New York NY, USA / Est. 2002
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
Sea Alarm Foundation / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1999
Global Alliance for Disaster Reduction / Est. 2001

View all profiles (528 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
Post-traumatic stress disorder
Fear
Vulnerability of marine environment to catastrophic warfare damage
External debt crisis
Floods
Natural disasters
Neglect
Poverty
Inadequate emergency blood supplies
Inundation of forests through dams
Adverse childhood experiences
Inadequate local government financing
Inundation of wildlife habitats through dams
Water salinization
Suspension of rights during states of emergency
Unpreparedness for food emergencies
Vulnerability of women and children in emergencies
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

Action Strategies relating to Emergencies

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Coordinating disaster relief assistance
Protecting against disasters
Combatting disasters
Undertaking pre-disaster planning
Developing early warning disaster systems
Developing emergency communications systems
Providing rapid emergency response
Causing distress
Integrating disaster prevention into development planning
Flooding
Causing psychological distress
Researching respiratory distress syndrome
Responding to global crises
Responding to global financial crisis
Managing crises
Sending false alarms
Providing food aid
Anticipating environmental crises
Protecting women and children in emergencies
Supplying public information
Developing emergency response procedures for chemical accidents
Providing financial assistance for hazardous waste emergencies
Providing protection for disabled during states of emergency
Being prepared
Alerting wetland desecration

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