CEOS Development Environment


CEOS Disaster Risk Management (DRM) Observation Strategy The DRM Observation Strategy is a response to a collection of observation requirements from the user community to enable the delivery of three coordinated pilots to be implemented in 2014-2016 in three thematic areas: floods, seismic hazards, and volcanoes.
Recovery Observatory Proposal Proposal to establish a Recovery Observatory.
The Draft Proposal for Each of the Pilots


The International Charter on Space and Major Disasters The International Charter on Space and Major Disasters provides a unified system of space data acquisition and delivery to those affected by natural or man-made disasters through Authorized Users. Each member agency has committed resources to support the provisions of the Charter and thus is helping to mitigate the effects of disasters on human life and property.
The Group on Earth Observations The Group on Earth Observations (GEO) coordinates international efforts to build a Global Earth Observation System of Systems (GEOSS).
UNISDR The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) serves as the focal point in the United Nations system for the coordination of disaster risk reduction and to ensure synergies among disaster risk reduction activities.
Chair’s Summary of the Global Platform for disaster for Risk Reduction 2013(Video of Speech by Dr Barbara J. Ryan, Director, Group on Earth Observation Secretariat) The Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction is a biennial forum for information exchange, discussion of latest developments and knowledge, and partnership building across sectors with the goal to improve the implementation of disaster risk reduction through better communication and coordination among stakeholders. The Global Platform is organized by the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR).