International Strategy for Disaster Reduction
|The UN Flash Appeal Indian Ocean Earthquake – Tsunami 2005 project “Evaluation and Strengthening of Early Warning Systems in Countries Affected by the 26 December 2004 Tsunami” involves various key partners.|
- Asian Disaster Preparedness Center
Regional organization with regional networks; active in disaster preparedness coordination, training, and education.
- Asian Disaster Reduction
Nationally supported by Japanese Government; operating in international advocacy and dissemination of information on risk reduction.
- Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission/United Nations Educational,
Scientific and Cultural Organization
UN organization working in oceanographic science including tsunami coordination and technical expertise, training and direction.
- International Federation of Red Cross
Coordination and support of national Red Cross and Red Cross societies; advocating and organizing preparedness activities on national and local level.
- International Strategy for Disaster Reduction/Platform for the Promotion
of Early Warning
UN organization advocating and coordinating disaster risk reduction activities; PPEW promotes early warning issues.
- International Tsunami Information Center
Nationally supported by the US Government related with the ICG/ITSU (International Coordination Group for the Tsunami Warning System in the Pacific); active in international advocacy and information dissemination.
- United Nations Development Programme
Active in development coordination, country project management and risk reduction. UNDP disposes of essential national networks.
- United Nations Environmental Programme
UN organization coordinating environmental issues and activities. They establish technical networks and support of warning systems.
- United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
UN organization operating in several aspects of humanitarian and emergency relief coordination.
- United Nations-Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
UN organization operating on regional level, supporting and coordinating economic and social development issues.
United Nations University
Research and development on issues of concern to the United Nations. They hold expertise in project design and evaluation of community based early warning systems.
United Nations Volunteers
UNV serves as an operational partner in development cooperation at the request of UN member states, mainly operating on local, community based and national level.
World Meteorological Organization
UN organization of meteorological coordination, creating technical networks, communications, hazards and warning systems.