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New York Disaster Interfaith Services (NYDIS)


The New York Disaster Interfaith Services (NYDIS) is a faith-based federation of service providers and charitable organisations, working in partnership to provide disaster services. Operations include developing and supporting disaster readiness, response, and recovery services for New York City...

Missouri Interfaith Disaster Response Organisation(MIDRO)


The Missouri Interfaith Disaster Response Organisation (MIDRO) is a state-wide organisation of faith-based groups involved in disaster response. MIDRO coordinates the resources of its members to aid long term recovery in communities affected by disasters.

Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Response Association, International (DERA)


The Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Response Association, International (DERA) assists communities with disaster preparedness, hazard mitigation, emergency response-recovery, and aims to serve as a worldwide professional association linking professionals, volunteers, and organisations active in...

Florida United Methodist Disaster Recovery Ministry


The Florida United Methodist Disaster Recovery Ministry trains and equips local United Methodist Churches to assist their communities in preparing, responding and recovering from disaster. The principal organisational goal is to work cooperatively with local long-term recovery agencies to...

Lutheran Disaster Relief of Ohio


Lutheran Disaster Response (LDR) brings hope and restoration to disastrous situations including events such as a flood, fire, drought, violent acts or accidents. Throughout Ohio, LDC representatives with disaster experience identify what resources are present, and required, to respond to any given...

Christian Disaster Response International


Christian Disaster Response (CDR) responds to events of disaster in the United States and internationally. They cooperate with the Salvation Army and other national voluntary organisations active in disaster response. CDR responds with initial on-site disaster assessment, emergency food service –...

Disaster Prevention Research Institute (DPRI) - Kyoto University


The Disaster Prevention Research Institute (DPRI) was established in 1951 at Kyoto University, Japan, to conduct research on a variety of problems related to the prevention and reduction of natural disasters. By the end of 1995, DPRI had set up sixteen research sections, four research centres, five...

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World Conference on Disaster Management, June 19 - 22, 2011.


The Canadian Centre for Emergency Preparedness (CCEP) is presenting the 18th World Conference on Disaster Management. The annual conference gathers experts from across the globe in order to address challenges from all disciplines of disaster and emergency management. Over 1,800 Disaster Management...

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People In Aid Code of Good Practice


The People In Aid Code of Good Practice is a quality framework covering all aspects of human resources and people management. It comprises 7 principles, each with specific indicators. The Code supports continuous improvement of NGOs‘ HR practices, facilitates stakeholder engagement, and measures...

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International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (ISDR) - meetings and conferences


The ISDR is a programme of the UN which aims at building disaster-resilient communities by promoting increased awareness of the importance of disaster reduction as an integral component of sustainable development -- with the goal of reducing human, social, economic and environmental losses due to...