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1 UN International Strategy for Disaster Reduction UN International Strategy for Disaster Reduction 12 th Inter-Agency Task Force Meeting 12 th Inter-Agency Task Force Meeting Geneva, November 2005 Geneva, November 2005 UNISDR Global DRR Information Platform Experiences and Views in the Wildland Fire Arena Johann G. Goldammer Global Fire Monitoring Center (GFMC) Facilitator of Wildland Fire Advisory Group Global Wildland Fire Network

2 Scientific & Technical Analysis & Prediction Social & Economic Actions; Fire Management Global Scale Regional Scale National to Local Scale Global Fire Early Warning, Monitoring & Analysis Policy Support National Fire Management Coordination Centres Sector Support Institutions Regional Fire Early Warning & Monitoring Centres National & Local Actors in Fire Management International Support Organisations Regional Support Organisations Global Applications Centres Regional Applications Centres

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4 UN International Strategy for Disaster Reduction UN International Strategy for Disaster Reduction 12 th Inter-Agency Task Force Meeting 12 th Inter-Agency Task Force Meeting Geneva, November 2005 Geneva, November 2005 The Global Fire Monitoring Center (GFMC) Profile and Risks Established in 1998 Established in 1998 A facility working for the United Nations, through the International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR) A facility working for the United Nations, through the International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR) Coordinator of the Global Wildland Fire Network Coordinator of the Global Wildland Fire Network

5 UN International Strategy for Disaster Reduction UN International Strategy for Disaster Reduction 12 th Inter-Agency Task Force Meeting 12 th Inter-Agency Task Force Meeting Geneva, November 2005 Geneva, November 2005 The Global Fire Monitoring Center (GFMC) Wildland fire documentation, information and monitoring portal Wildland fire documentation, information and monitoring portal Publicly accessible through the Internet Publicly accessible through the Internet Facilitation of access and use of regularly updated national to global wildland fire products – generated by a worldwide network of institutions, including processing centers of spaceborne remote sensing data Facilitation of access and use of regularly updated national to global wildland fire products – generated by a worldwide network of institutions, including processing centers of spaceborne remote sensing data

6 UN International Strategy for Disaster Reduction UN International Strategy for Disaster Reduction 12 th Inter-Agency Task Force Meeting 12 th Inter-Agency Task Force Meeting Geneva, November 2005 Geneva, November 2005 Global Fire Monitoring Center - Products Global Fire Monitoring Center - Products Global portal for early warning of fire danger Global portal for early warning of fire danger Near-real time monitoring of fire events Near-real time monitoring of fire events Interpretation, synthesis and archive of global fire information Interpretation, synthesis and archive of global fire information Emergency hotline and liaison capabilities for providing assistance for rapid assessment and decision support in response to wildland fire emergencies Emergency hotline and liaison capabilities for providing assistance for rapid assessment and decision support in response to wildland fire emergencies Policy support Policy support

7 UN International Strategy for Disaster Reduction UN International Strategy for Disaster Reduction 12 th Inter-Agency Task Force Meeting 12 th Inter-Agency Task Force Meeting Geneva, November 2005 Geneva, November 2005 Global Fire Monitoring Center – Risks and Options Global Fire Monitoring Center – Risks and Options Lack of sustainable institutional and project funding Lack of sustainable institutional and project funding Dependence on decreasing research funds Dependence on decreasing research funds Direct support needed through the UN system Direct support needed through the UN system Consequently – increasing capabilities to support the Implementation of the Hyogo Framework Consequently – increasing capabilities to support the Implementation of the Hyogo Framework

8 UN International Strategy for Disaster Reduction UN International Strategy for Disaster Reduction 12 th Inter-Agency Task Force Meeting 12 th Inter-Agency Task Force Meeting Geneva, November 2005 Geneva, November 2005 New: The Academic Arm of the UN Wildland Fire Coalition Capacity building Capacity building through the mandate and organization of the United Nations University Agreement between UNU and GFMC / Max Planck Society (July 2005)

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