Experts and contacts

Below is a list of international and national organizations working on DRR issues. They can all offer experts who can help you in your work.

NGOS and other international organizations

Action Aid International

actionaid.org

Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC)

adpc.net

Asian Disaster Reduction Center (ADRC)

adrc.asia

Care International

care.org

Christian Aid

christian-aid.org.uk

International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC)

ifrc.org

International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)

iucn.org

Oxfam

oxfam.org

Tear Fund

tearfund.org

World Bank (Hazard Risk Management)

worldbank.org

World Economic Forum

weforum.org

Africa

Africa, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Secretariat

acpsec.org

African Development Bank (AfDB)

afdb.org

African Union Commission (AU)

au.int/en/commission

Drought Monitoring Centre for the Greater Horn of Africa

dmcn.org

Climate Prediction and Applications Centre (ICPAD)

icpac.net

Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD)

igad.int

New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD)

nepad.org

Asia and the Pacific

Aga Khan Development Network

akdn.org/

All India Disaster Mitigation Institute (AIDMI)

aidmi.org

Asian Development Bank (ADB)

adb.org

Asian Disaster Reduction and Response Network (ADRRN)

adrrn.net

Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)

asean.org

Bangladesh Disaster Preparedness Centre (BDPC)

bdpc.org.bd

National Disaster Management Authority, Pakistan (NDMA)

ndma.gov.pk

National Society for Earthquake Technology, Nepal (NSET)

nset.org.np

Pacific Disaster Center (Hawaii, USA)

pdc.org

South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC)

saarc-sec.org/

South Pacific Applied Geosciences Commission (SOPAC)

gem.spc.int/

Europe

CIS Interstate Council

emercom.on.ufanet.ru

Council of Europe (CoE)

coe.int

Economic Cooperation Organization

ecosecretariat.org

European Commission’s Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection Department (ECHO)

ec.europa.eu/echo/

European Commission- Joint Research Centre (EC/JRC)

ec.europa.eu/info/departments/joint-research-centre_en

The Americas

Association of Caribbean States (ACS)

acs-aec.org

Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management (CDEMA)

cdema.org

Centro de Coordinacion para la Prevencion de los Desastres Naturales en AmÈrica Central (CEPREDENAC)

cepredenac.org

Comité Andino para la Prevención y Atención de Desastres (CAPRADE)

www.caprade.org

Comunidad Andina de Naciones (CAN)

comunidadandina.org

Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)

iadb.org

Organization of American States-Inter-American Committee on Natural Disaster Reduction (OAS-IACNDR)

www.oas.org/usde

Other international expert organizations

Earthquakes and Megacities Initiative (EMI)

emi-megacities.org

Global Fire Monitoring Center (GFMC)

gfmc.online

Group on Earth Observations (GEO)

earthobservations.org

International Consortium on Landslides (ICL)

icl.iplhq.org

International Council for Science (ICSU)

council.science

United Nations

Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)

fao.org

International Civil Defence Organisation (ICDO)

icdo.org

International Labour Organization (ILO)

ilo.org

International Telecommunication Union (ITU)

itu.int

Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)

unocha.org

Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)

paho.org/disasters

United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD)

unccd.int

United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP)

unescap.org

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)

unesco.org

United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

unep.org

United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat)

unhabitat.org

United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF)

unicef.org

United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR)

unitar.org

UNOSAT

unitar.org/unosat

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction

www.undrr.org

United Nations Regional Economic Commissions for Africa (ECA)

uneca.org

United Nations Regional Economic and Social Commissions for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC)

cepal.org

United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)

unfccc.int

United Nations University (UNU)

unu.edu

United Nations Volunteers (UNV)

unv.org

World Food Programme (WFP)

wfp.org

World Health Organization (WHO)

who.int/

World Meteorological Organization (WMO)

public.wmo.int/en/programmes/disaster-risk-reduction-programme

You can find the right media contacts for each of the organisations mentioned above clicking on their website and looking for media contacts.