A. Chairs

Co-Chairs

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Mr. Peter Tiangco
Administrator of the National Mapping & Resource Information Agency - Philippines

 
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Mr. Rohan A. Richards
Principal Director, Ministry of Water, Land, Environment & Climate Change - Jamaica

 

B. Vision and Scope

  • 1. Vision: Accurate, timely and reliable geospatial information and services are available, in a coordinated way, to decision makers and operational leads prior to, during and post disasters.
  • 2. Scope: Develop a strategic framework that brings all stakeholders and partners involved in Disaster Risk Reduction and/or Emergency Management together to ensure for the necessary geospatial information and services to be available, of quality and accessible in a coordinated way to decision making and operations prior to, during and post disasters.
 
 

D. Work Plan (revised)

 

E. Documents

Strategic Framework on Geospatial Information & Services for Disasters
(Draft) Report of Frameworks, Rules, Legislation and Policies on Geospatial Information and Services for Disasters (19 May 2016)
Fact finding analysis and proposed strategic framework report presented at the 5th UN-GGIM Session in August 2015
Introductory presentation at the side event to the 5th UN-GGIM Session in August 2015
Plenary presentation at the 5th UN-GGIM Session in August 2015
Summary of the WG-Disasters Meeting on 19 April 2016, during the 4th UN-GGIM High Level Forum in Addis Ababa
Update on progress of Task Team 2 of WG-Disasters (19 April 2016)
(Draft) Strategic Framework on Geospatial Information and Services for Disasters (19 April 2016)
(Draft) Strategic Framework Document on Geospatial Information and Services for Disasters (19 May 2016)

 

F. Activities

Concept Note for UN-GGIM International Forum on Geospatial Information & Services for Disasters to be held in Bridgetown, Barbados on 4-5 and 8 September 2016 : English, Spanish
Conducted a review of frameworks, laws, rules and regulations already existing among the Member States when it comes to the provision of geospatial information and services prior to, during and post disasters;
Review, complement and improve the draft framework presented during the 5th Session of the Committee;
WG meeting during the Fourth UN-GGIM High-Level Forum in Addis Ababa (18-22 April 2016);
Presence during the World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul (23-24 May 2016);
WG progress report and latest version of the strategic framework to be presented during the Sixth Session of the Committee.
Task Teams teleconferences (to be posted)
WG-Disasters Google share drive (please contact UN-GGIM Secretariat: eom@un.org or criloux@un.org)

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