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Links : Disaster Information Server

Organization Abstract
United Nations Office for the Coodination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) One of the United Nations bodies. It coordinates and assists effective solutions to humanitarian affairs by governments and NGOs. Country-by-country emergency disaster information and the activities of the Integrated Regional Information Networks (IRIN)
Relief Web A server established as one of the OCHA's projects. Information on humanitarian relief for recent disasters is available.
NGDC(National Geophysical Data Center) A part of the US Department of Commerce.
One of the disaster information centers of the National Oceanic & Atomospheric Administration (NOAA).
Earth Observation Research Center Earth observation data can be found. Observation photos are also provided for areas where disasters have taken place.
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency Information on space science and earth science is obtainable.
California Data Exchange Center (CDEC) A website of the CDEC in the State of California. Hydrometeorological data and related information throughout the State are available.
USGS (U.S. Geological Survey) A large general website on natural science. Comprehensive information on disasters, as well as topographic, meteorologic, and cartographic data, are available. Many public organizations and research institutes have links to this website. The purpose of this website is to promote the understanding of the earth, mitigate damages caused by natural disasters, promote environmental conservation, and enhance quality of life by providing reliable information on natural science in general.
Virtual Disaster Library A program launched by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) in response to the request by Latin American and Caribbean countries. Leaning materials and publications for disaster education can be referred.
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration(NOAA) A website of the NOAA in the US Department of Commerce. The contents range from weather forecasts to studies on meteorological phenomena and the provision of other information in this field. Topographic section of (, a search engine. A list of websites on volcanic eruptions, can be found. Lists of similar kind are also available for earthquakes and tsunamis.