Center for Disease Control and Prevention of the US government observe the outbreaks of dangerous Illnesses and give advice on prevention and containment.
The Center for Disaster Management and Risk Reduction Technology (CEDIM) is an interdisciplinary research center in the field of disaster management founded by Helmholtz Centre Potsdam - German Research Centre for Geoscience (GFZ), and Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT). The main goal of CEDIM is to advance our scientific understanding of natural and man-made hazards, and to develop disaster management solutions for the early detection and reduction of the related risks.
Eight research centers of the Helmholtz-Association offer different kind of information on topics of the research field „Earth and Environment“.
Disasterprevention in East- and Centralafrica are topics of the Food Security and Nutrition working Group.
FireWatch is a terrestrial, digital, remote surveillance system which is capable of observing larger wooded regions, and to analyse, evaluate, link and store the collective data.
The Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR) is a global partnership, managed by the World Bank and funded by 25 donor partners, to help high-risk, low-capacity developing countries better understand and reduce their vulnerabilities to natural hazards and adapt to climate change in the spirit of the Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA).
The Centre for climate Impacts and Adaptation of the Federal Environment Agency focuses on the management of climate induced change
A cross-national portal to detect impending or potential flood events
The NASA Earth Observatory provides the public with climate and environment satellite imagery enabling the monitoring of natural hazards.
The bavarian platform on natural hazards provides information on potential risks from flood events, storms and avalanches.
PreventionWeb collects information provided by members of UNISDR and offers a means for exchange and collaboration.
The Swiss institute for Snow and Avalanche Research monitors avalanche-prone areas.