The working group was established under decision 5/110 at the fifth session of the Committee of Experts in August 2015 with the mandate to develop and implement a strategic framework that brings all stakeholders and partners involved in Disaster Risk Reduction and/or Emergency Management together to ensure that quality geospatial information and services are available and accessible in a timely and coordinated way to support decision-making and operations within and across all sectors and phases of disaster risk management.
Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management
Geospatial Information Authority of Japan
Major achievements of the Working Group 2015-2019 :
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UN-GGIM stakeholders (representatives of national mapping agencies, national DDRM bodies, academia, private sector and the UN system) are invited to complete the following two questionnaires. This exercise is in keeping with decision 11/108 from the eleventh session of the Committee of Experts that supported the development of a global disaster risk reduction inventory on organizations, services and platforms. The data collected from the questionnaires will be collated and used to populate an inventory hub accessible on the WG-Disaster's webpage. The deadline to complete both questionnaires is 13 May 2022.