USAID - Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance,Government Department,
OFDA-ASIA coordinates and provides focused and timely assistance to various natural and man-made disasters. With country responsibility from Pakistan to the Pacific Island nations, it maintains two regional offices and a staff of four regional advisors in Bangkok and Kathmandu and coordinates USAID emergency assistance activities in the region with other donors, stakeholders, and U.S. agencies. The organisation's assistance in complex emergencies includes life-saving support services like potable water, health, and shelters. OFDA/ASIA also emphasizes the need for protection of populations affected and displaced by conflict. In addition, the office plays an important leadership role in the Asia-Pacific region with a range of disaster preparedness and mitigation programs and activities that bring innovation and partnership among countries throughout the region.
|Uzbekistan||Uzbekistan - Ministry of Emergency Situations,Ministry,||Mainstreaming DRR|
|Vanuatu||Vanuata - National Disaster Management Office,NDMA,||Mainstreaming DRR|
World Health Organization (WHO),UN entity,
WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends.
World Meteorological Organization - Disaster Risk Reduction Programme,UN entity,
WMO established its DRR Programme in 2003 to strengthen and integrate disaster risk reduction processes related to meteorological, hydrological and climate services of its WMO operational and research networks in all countries, particularly those with least resources. Through this crosscutting Programme, WMO is developing an organization-wide coordinating framework to achieve these objectives at the international, regional and national levels.