Roundtables
Action Against Hunger
Action Against Hunger

It is Action Against Hunger's goal to save lives by erasing hunger through prevention, detection and treatment of malnutrition, through neutrality, independence, non-discrimination, free and direct access to people in need, professionalism and transparency. They have 5 strategic goals which are: INCREASE our impact on acute malnutrition by treating and preventing it, mainly in children under five; RESPOND to and prevent humanitarian crises, deal with vulnerability and strengthen the population’s resilience when facing a crisis; CONTINUE to develop partnerships with local, national and international actors, in order to increase the number of beneficiaries and promote their sustainability; DEVELOP our ability to guarantee an effective and efficient response to humanitarian crises; and STAND OUT in the field of political advocacy and become a benchmark in terms of hunger and malnutrition.

www.accioncontraelhambre.org
American Red Cross
American Red Cross

The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors. Through its strong network of volunteers, donors and partners, the American Red Cross is always there in times of need. We aspire to turn compassion into action so that all people affected by disaster across the country and around the world receive care, shelter and hope; our communities are ready and prepared for disasters; everyone in our country has access to safe, lifesaving blood and blood products; all members of our armed services and their families find support and comfort whenever needed; and in an emergency, there are always trained individuals nearby, ready to use their Red Cross skills to save lives. The American Red Cross is part of a global network dedicated to relieving human suffering. The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies is made up from 190 individual National Societies dedicated to the Fundamental Principles of Humanity, Neutrality, Impartiality, Independence, Voluntary Service, Unity and Universality. Around 17 million Red Cross and Red Crescent volunteers play an essential role in supporting their communities throughout the world.

www.redcross.org
Americares
Americares

Americares is a health-focused relief and development organization that saves lives and improves health for people affected by poverty or disaster. Each year, Americares reaches an average of 90 countries and all 50 U.S. states with life-changing health programs, medicine and medical supplies. In addition, Americares emergency response team responds to an average of 30 natural disasters and humanitarian crises worldwide each year, establishes long-term recovery projects and brings disaster preparedness programs to vulnerable communities. Americares relief workers are among the first to respond to emergencies and stay as long as needed, helping to restore health services for survivors.

www.americares.org
Canadian Armed Forces
Canadian Armed Forces

At any given time, the Government of Canada can call upon the Canadian Armed Forces to undertake missions for the protection of Canada and Canadians and the maintenance of international peace and stability. This policy ensures the Canadian Armed Forces will be prepared to: Detect, deter and defend against threats to or attacks on Canada; Detect, deter and defend against threats to or attacks on North America in partnership with the United States, including through NORAD; Lead and/or contribute forces to NATO and coalition efforts to deter and defeat adversaries, including terrorists, to support global stability; Lead and/or contribute to international peace operations and stabilization missions with the United Nations, NATO and other multilateral partners; Engage in capacity building to support the security of other nations and their ability to contribute to security abroad; Provide assistance to civil authorities and law enforcement, including counter-terrorism, in support of national security and the security of Canadians abroad; Provide assistance to civil authorities and nongovernmental partners in responding to international and domestic disasters or major emergencies; and Conduct search and rescue operations.

forces.ca/en
CARICHAM - Network of Caribbean Chambers of Commerce
CARICHAM - Network of Caribbean Chambers of Commerce

The Network of Caribbean Chambers of Commerce (CARICHAM) is a platform designed to represent the Chambers and their Members at regional and international levels in order to foster constructive partnerships at the regional and international levels, as well as through Business-to-Business exchanges. There are currently 19 Chambers in this Network. The four main pillars of engagement are: Advocacy and Membership Value Creation; Disaster Risk Reduction; Knowledge Sharing, and Best Practices; and Transportation, Trade Facilitation and Promotion.

www.dominicachamber.com
CDEMA - Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency
CDEMA - Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency

The Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) is a regional inter-governmental agency for disaster management in the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and comprises 18 Participating States. The Agency was established in 1991 as CDERA (Caribbean Disaster Emergency Response Agency) with primary responsibility for the coordination of emergency response and relief efforts to Participating States that require such assistance. It transitioned to CDEMA in 2009 to fully embrace the principles and practice of Comprehensive Disaster Management (CDM). CDM is an integrated and proactive approach to disaster management and seeks to reduce the risk and loss associated with natural and technological hazards and the effects of climate change to enhance regional sustainable development. The CDEMA, being the regional disaster management body, serves as facilitator, driver, coordinator and motivating force for the promotion and engineering of Comprehensive Disaster Management in all Participating States.

www.cdema.org
CEPREDENAC - Coordination Center for the Prevention of Natural Disasters in Central America
CEPREDENAC - Coordination Center for the Prevention of Natural Disasters in Central America

The Executive Secretariat of CEPREDENAC negotiates, advises and manages regional programs, implemented through national fund and international cooperation. The Programs and Projects Portfolio are constantly updated and has been established according to needs and priorities, in consultation with national authorities. CEPREDENAC’s coordination model is base on optimizing resources, fostering Disaster Risk Management institutionalization in all sectors.

www.cepredenac.org
CLRAH - Regional Logistics Center for Humanitarian Assistance; Panama
CLRAH - Regional Logistics Center for Humanitarian Assistance; Panama

The Regional Logistics Center for Humanitarian Assistance (CLRAH) establishes itself as a logistics platform for humanitarian assistance enabling the facilitation of activities such as, the reception, handling, storage and the redistribution of provisions & equipment, as well as the deployment of human resources, without contravening any other related activity, for efficient humanitarian assistance management against national and international emergencies and hence, fortifying countries of the region. The CLRAH was established to strengthen the response capacities of national civil and humanitarian protection systems whilst promoting professionalism and logistical and humanitarian capabilities in the region.

www.mingob.gob.pa/hub-humanitario
COE - Emergency Operations Center; Dominican Republic
COE - Emergency Operations Center; Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic's Emergency Operations Center (COE) sets to maintain permanent coordination among the institutions of the National System for the Prevention, Mitigation and Response to Disasters - to guarantee a timely response to emergency situations and disasters. COE provides an organized, timely and efficient response according to the needs derived from the adverse event, and ensures that actions aimed at mitigating the effects derived from the event are carried out through an adequate prioritization of response actions. COE also ensures that the process of making operational decisions is carried out based on up to date information and duly confirmed. To facilitate the tasks of attention, protection and assistance of the people affected by any event, and develop a system for collecting and processing information that allows decisions to be made according to the needs derived from the event.

www.coe.gob.do
CONRED - National Coordinator for Disaster Reduction; Guatemala
CONRED - National Coordinator for Disaster Reduction; Guatemala

The National Coordinator for Disaster Reduction (CONRED) was created in 1996, as the entity in charge of preventing, mitigating, attending and participating in the rehabilitation and reconstruction of damages caused by the presence of disasters. Subsequently, the Executive Secretariat of the National Coordinator for Disaster Reduction (SE-CONRED) was established as the national body legally responsible for the Coordination for Disaster Risk Reduction, and has commitments and responsibilities at the national, regional and global levels. To respond to an emergency or disaster, CONRED launches: Immediate Response Teams (ERI); Emergency Operations Center (COE); Incident Command System (SCI); and Damage Assessment and Needs Analysis (EDAN). The Secretary of CONRED, in view of the need to deal with the natural or provoked incidents to which we are exposed, prepares Plans, Prevention Systems and Procedures according to the common incident at a certain time of the year.

conred.gob.gt
COPECO - Permanent Contingency Commission; Honduras
COPECO - Permanent Contingency Commission; Honduras

COPECO based on the Law of the National Risk Management System ‘SINAGER’ has the mission of coordinating and strengthening the SINAGER, through shared public and private management, aimed at prevention and risk reduction, emergency care, the recovery and adaptation to climate change to guarantee life, the material and environmental goods of the nation.

www.copeco.gob.hn
ECHO - European Civil Protection & Humanitarian Aid Operations
ECHO - European Civil Protection & Humanitarian Aid Operations

The European Commission aims to save and preserve life, prevent and alleviate human suffering and safeguard the integrity and dignity of populations affected by natural disasters and man-made crises. EU assistance, amounting to one of the world's largest, is enshrined in the Treaty of Lisbon and supported by EU citizens an as expression of European solidarity with any person or people in need. With its headquarters in Brussels and a global network of field offices, the Commission's European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations department ensures rapid and effective delivery of EU relief assistance through its two main instruments: civil protection and humanitarian aid. By bringing the two together under one roof in 2010, the Commission has built up a more robust and effective European mechanism for disaster response both inside and outside the EU.

ec.europa.eu/echo
FEMA - U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency / DHS
FEMA - U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency / DHS

In 1979 President Jimmy Carter issued an executive order creating the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) that absorbed, among others: the Federal Insurance Administration, the National Fire Prevention & Control Administration, the National Weather Service Community Preparedness Program, the Federal Preparedness Agency of the General Services Administration, and the Federal Disaster Assistance Administration activities from HUD. Civil defense responsibilities were also transferred to FEMA from the Defense Department's Defense Civil Preparedness Agency. Since 2003, FEMA has been a part of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with the responsibility of coordinating the federal government’s response to disasters. Under the National Response Framework (NRF), its scope of impact was expanded to every sector of American society, which identified responsibilities and obligations in preparing for, responding to and recovering from any disaster. FEMA is charged with providing help to local and state governments and residents both immediately following a disaster and in the longer term. It also conducts programs to help prepare for disasters.

www.fema.gov
Field Ready
Field Ready

Field Ready brings manufacturing to challenging places. Our vision is to meet humanitarian need by transforming logistics through technology, innovative design and engaging people in new ways. We train others to solve problems locally in areas such as search and rescue, health, water and sanitation (WASH), livelihoods and protection. We work worldwide on problems related to conflict, rapid onset disasters and long-term reconstruction. The impact of this is dramatically improving efficiency in aid delivery by meeting needs that are at best only partially fulfilled at present - the results are faster, cheaper and better aid. Field Ready is a non-governmental organization with registrations in numerous countries.

www.fieldready.org
French Armed Forces in the West Indies
French Armed Forces in the West Indies

The French Armed Forces in the West Indies (Forces Armées aux Antilles - FAA), based on the islands of Martinique & Guadeloupe, guarantee the protection of these French overseas territories and organize regional cooperation. Thanks to coordination with the French Armed Forces in Guyana (FAG), the French Forces in the West Indies represent a foremost aero-maritime-prevailing joint military structure. The Defence Base of the French West Indies, created in January 2011 and consisting of about 1,300 soldiers and 300 civilians, is responsible for the common support and general administration of the organisms, departments and operational units belonging to the French Defence Ministry that are stationed in the West Indies. The soldiers posted in the West Indies belong to the Army, Air-force and Navy.

www.defense.gouv.fr
GCF - Green Climate Fund
GCF - Green Climate Fund

The Green Climate Fund (GCF) is a unique global platform to respond to climate change by investing in low-emission and climate-resilient development. GCF was established to limit or reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in developing countries, and to help vulnerable societies adapt to the unavoidable impacts of climate change. Given the urgency and seriousness of this challenge, the Fund is mandated to make an ambitious contribution to the united global response to climate change.

www.gcfund.org
Geeks Without Frontiers
Geeks Without Frontiers

Geeks Without Frontiers (Geeks) is a platform for global impact. An award-winning non-profit, Geeks’ mission is to bring the benefits of broadband connectivity -health, education, poverty reduction, gender equality and the other UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s)- to the estimated 3.5 billion people who remain unconnected. Geeks aspires to empower the unserved, including the forcibly displaced, create Smart Communities and help catalyze positive global change. It does this by leveraging the benefits of satellite, wireless and fiber connectivity-based solutions in a resilient, technologically neutral and sustainable manner; by creation of innovative regulatory and business models designed to democratize and accelerate SDG focused connectivity and through thought leadership, advocacy, public and private advisory support.

www.geekswf.org
GNDR - Global Network of Civil Society Organisation for Disaster Reduction
GNDR - Global Network of Civil Society Organisation for Disaster Reduction

The Global Network of Civil Society Organisations for Disaster Reduction (GNDR) is the largest international network of civil society organisations (CSOs) that work to strengthen resilience and reduce disaster risks in communities worldwide. GNDR represents and convenes CSOs in international spaces with regard to the Sendai framework implementation and monitoring, making sure that the voices of its 700+ Full Member organisations, spread across 107 countries, are heard. Through its ECOSOC Special Consultative status, GNDR and its members can formally participate in all formal UN consultation processes. GNDR has a longstanding relationship and collaborates closely with UNISDR, as well as formal partnership agreements to collaborate with the EU in humanitarian and development matters. The GNDR Flagship programme ‘Views from the Frontline’ (VFL) has mobilised in the past over 500 organisations, and reached out to approximately 95,000 stakeholders in communities in 69 countries, monitoring the progress of international disaster risk reduction efforts at a local level for the past 10 years.

www.gndr.org
GSC - Global Shelter Cluster
GSC - Global Shelter Cluster

The Global Shelter Cluster (GSC) is an Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) coordination mechanism that supports people affected by natural disasters and internally displaced people affected by conflict with the means to live in safe, dignified and appropriate shelter. The GSC enables better coordination among all shelter actors, including local and national governments, so that people who need shelter assistance get help faster and receive the right kind of support. The GSC is is a public platform co-chaired by IFRC and UNHCR at the global level, it has 45 partners who participate on a regular basis. IFRC is convener of the Shelter Cluster in natural disasters while UNHCR leads the Shelter Cluster in conflict situations.

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GVF
GVF

The GVF is the global association of the satellite industry. Founded in 1997, it brings together organizations engaged in the delivery of advanced broadband and narrowband satellite services to consumers, and commercial and government enterprises worldwide. Headquartered in London, GVF is an independent non-profit organization with member companies from every region of the world. The organization represents every sector of the satellite industry, including fixed and mobile satellite operators, satellite network operators, teleports, satellite earth station manufacturers, system integrators, value added and enhanced service providers, telecom carriers, consultants, law firms, users, and now, Earth imaging companies.

www.gvf.org
Haiti Directorate of Civil Protection (DPC); Ministry of Interior
Haiti Directorate of Civil Protection (DPC); Ministry of Interior

Formed in 1997, within the Ministry of the Interior, the Directorate of Civil Protection (DPC) is assigned the mission of coordinating all intervention operations in disaster response and promoting risk management activities with the aim of reducing the impact of disasters.

www.protectioncivilehaiti.net
Haiti Ministry of Public Health & Population
Haiti Ministry of Public Health & Population

The Ministry of Public Health and Population is the executive body responsible for formulating and implementing the National Public Health policy. Their mission is to guarantee to all citizens without distinction the right to life, to health and to provide them, in all territorial communities, with the appropriate means for the protection, maintenance and restoration of their health. The ministry's main objective is to ensure the reduction of morbidity and mortality, linked to the main identified health problems, from an adequate, efficient, accessible and universal health system.

mspp.gouv.ht
HIAS
HIAS

HIAS rescues people whose lives are in danger for being who they are. We protect the most vulnerable refugees, helping them build new lives and reuniting them with their families in safety and freedom. We advocate for the protection of refugees and assure that displaced people are treated with the dignity they deserve. Guided by our Jewish values and history, we bring more than 139 years of expertise to our work with refugees including resettlement, international protection, advocacy and legal protection, across the U.S., Latin America and the Caribbean, Europe and Africa.

www.hias.org
IFRC - International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
IFRC - International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is the world’s largest humanitarian network, with 190 National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies and around 17 million volunteers. IFRC works to strengthen and accompany National Societies, so that they may better address current and future challenges. We support coordination of the global Red Cross and Red Crescent network before, during and after disasters and crises. Together, we reach more than 160 million people with life-saving and life-changing support annually.

www.ifrc.org
IOM - International Organization for Migration
IOM - International Organization for Migration

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is the UN Migration Agency. It was established in 1951, and is committed to the principle that humane and orderly migration benefits migrants and society. With 172 member states, 8 states holding observer status, and Offices in over 100 countries, it works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners by providing services and advice to governments and migrants. IOM participates in the humanitarian responses and offers migration services in emergency and post – crisis situations to assist the needs of individuals and affected communities. It also, provides technical support to improve the conditions of populations affected by the crisis which leads to saving lives through the identification and implementation of comprehensive durable solutions to end displacement.

www.iom.int
Joint Task Force-Bravo; SOUTHCOM
Joint Task Force-Bravo; SOUTHCOM

Joint Task Force-Bravo is one of two task forces under United States Southern Command. Located at Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, JTF-Bravo operates a forward, all-weather day/night C-5-capable air base, organizes multilateral exercises and supports, in cooperation with our partner nations, counter transnational organized crime, humanitarian assistance/disaster relief efforts and the development of partner capacities, to promote regional cooperation and security in Central America, South America and the Caribbean.

www.jtfb.southcom.mil
Konektid International
Konektid International

Mike is the CEO and Founder of Konektid International, a consulting firm that supports clients around the world on their work with USAID. Their expertise ranges from how to monitor USAID procurements and developing your partnering strategy, to winning and manage large prime project awards from USAID. Mike regularly leads seminars on USAID partnering strategies, trends, and international development market updates, and has partnered with large global development organizations including USAID, Devex, and Bond UK. Come ready to discuss your USAID partnering questions on fundraising, project implementation, and even cost and compliance issues. Konektid's clients have ranged from the Fortune 500 and the Ivy League, to large international development organizations and local NGOs, and we are looking forward to supporting your work with USAID!

www.konektid.com
NetHope
NetHope

NetHope empowers committed organizations to change the world through the power of technology. NetHope, a consortium of 50-plus leading global nonprofits, unites with technology companies and funding partners to design, fund, implement, adapt, and scale innovative approaches to solve development, humanitarian, and conservation challenges. Together, the NetHope community strives to transform the world, building a platform of hope for those who receive aid and those who deliver it.

www.nethope.org
OFDA - USAID
OFDA - USAID's Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance

The Latin America and Caribbean regional office of the U.S. Agency for International Development’s Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID/OFDA) is located in San Jose, Costa Rica. As part of USAID’s Bureau for Democracy, Conflict, and Humanitarian Assistance (DCHA), USAID/OFDA provides humanitarian assistance to save lives, alleviate human suffering, and reduce the social and economic impact of humanitarian emergencies worldwide. USAID/OFDA is responsible for facilitating and coordinating U.S. Government emergency assistance overseas. USAID/OFDA responds to all types of natural disasters, including earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, cyclones, floods, droughts, fires, and pest infestations. USAID/OFDA also provides assistance when lives or livelihoods are threatened by catastrophes such as civil conflict, acts of terrorism, or industrial accidents. In addition to emergency assistance, USAID/OFDA funds mitigation activities to reduce the impact of recurrent natural hazards and provides training and technical assistance to build local capacity for disaster risk management and response.

www.usaid.gov/who-we-are/organization/bureaus/bureau-democracy-conflict-and-humanitarian-assistance/office-us
Save the Children
Save the Children

Around the world, too many children still start life at a disadvantage simply because of who they are and where they are from. Present in 120 countries, Save the Children has a bold ambition: we believe in a world in which all children survive, have the chance to learn, and are protected from abuse, neglect and exploitation. In LAC, Save the Children is present in Bolivia, Haiti, El Salvador, Guatemala, Peru, Colombia, Nicaragua, with Member Offices in Mexico, Dominican Republic, and Honduras, and work with partners in several other countries in the Region. Save the Children works in humanitarian and development contexts, trying to reach the most deprived children

www.savethechildren.net
SINAPROC - National Civil Protection System; Panama
SINAPROC - National Civil Protection System; Panama

The main goal of the National Civil Protection System of Panama (SINAPROC) is to plan, research, lead, supervise, and organize the policies and actions aimed at assessing the damage that can be caused by natural and anthropogenic disasters. It is responsible for executing disaster prevention, mitigation, preparedness, intervention and restoration policies and plans, and oversees all risk management actions based on territorial vulnerability. Its objectives also include: Incorporate risk management in operational & development plans; Promote citizen participation in the risk management process; Guarantee timely and effective interventions for the population in the event of emergencies or disasters; and Channel resources to support the development of risk management plans, programs and projects.

sinaproc.gob.pa
SOUTHCOM - U.S. Southern Command
SOUTHCOM - U.S. Southern Command

U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM), located in Miami, Fla., is one of ten unified Combatant Commands (COCOMs) in the Department of Defense. SOUTHCOM is responsible for providing contingency planning, operations, and security cooperation in its assigned Area of Responsibility which includes: Central America, South America, and The Caribbean (except U.S. commonwealths, territories, and possessions). The command is also responsible for the force protection of U.S. military resources at these locations. SOUTHCOM is also responsible for ensuring the defense of the Panama Canal. Under the leadership of a four-star commander, SOUTHCOM is a joint command comprised of more than 1,200 military and civilian personnel representing the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, and several other federal agencies. U.S. engagement and commitment in the region reflects our enduring promise of friendship, partnership and solidarity with the Americas, and our cooperation supports a prosperous, and secure hemisphere.

www.southcom.mil
UK Ministry of Defence (MoD)
UK Ministry of Defence (MoD)

The UK Ministry of Defence has Defence Attaches for Latin America and the Caribbean in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Jamaica and Mexico. Several of these Attaches also have non-resident accreditation to neighbouring countries. The UK maintains a training support base in Belize, in partnership with the Belize Government, has military liaison officers at US NORTHCOM (Colorado Springs) and SOUTHCOM (Miami), and the Joint Inter-agency Task Force (South) - JIATF(S) (Key West). A permanent Navy vessel, currently the Royal Fleet Auxiliary MOUNTS BAY, is in the region, with a role in HADR support during the hurricane season and in support of JIAT(S) at other times. Reserve Defence Forces are based in Bermuda and Montserrat, and Police Marine Units are active in all British Overseas Territories (OTs). Most of the OTs are members of CDEMA, and the others are currently establishing links and associate status. With strong historical and professional links across the region the UK conducts an active programme of training and capacity-building with partner countries, using a combination of short-term training teams deployed to the region and residential courses in the UK.

www.gov.uk/government/organisations/ministry-of-defence
UNDP - UN Development Programme
UNDP - UN Development Programme

UNDP works in 170+ countries and territories, helping to achieve the eradication of poverty, and reduction of inequalities and exclusion. We help countries to develop policies, leadership skills, partnering abilities, institutional capabilities and build resilience in order to sustain development results. This is a critical time for the world. At UNDP, we see this period as a huge opportunity to advance the global sustainable development agenda. UNDP is working to strengthen new frameworks for development, disaster risk reduction and climate change. UNDP focuses on helping countries build and share solutions in three main areas: Sustainable development; Democratic governance and peacebuilding; and Climate and disaster resilience. In all our activities, we encourage the protection of human rights and the empowerment of women, minorities and the poorest and most vulnerable. Across Latin America and the Caribbean, UNDP works mainly with governments, but also with civil society organisations and the private sector, developing national and local capacities and building stronger institutions that offer quality services for citizens.

www.undp.org
UNGRD - National Unit for Disaster Risk Management; Colombia
UNGRD - National Unit for Disaster Risk Management; Colombia

The National Unit for Disaster Risk Management of Colombia (UNGRD by its initials in Spanish) is a decentralized autonomous national entity part of the Administrative Department of the Presidency of the Republic of Colombia., based in Bogotá, D.C. The main goal of the UNGRD is to lead the implementation of the Disaster Risk Management, while responding to the national Sustainable Development policies, and to coordinate the functioning and continuous development of the National System for Disaster Risk Management. The UNGRD has as part of its main functions to coordinate, promote and strengthen capacities for risk knowledge, risk reduction and disaster management, and to propose and articulate policies, strategies, plans, programs, projects and national procedures of disaster risk management, in the frame of the National System for Disaster Risk Management.

portal.gestiondelriesgo.gov.co
UNHRD - UN Humanitarian Response Depot / WFP
UNHRD - UN Humanitarian Response Depot / WFP

UNHRD is a network of depots located in Ghana, Italy, UAE, Malaysia, Spain, and Panama that procures, manages and transports emergency supplies for the humanitarian community. It is a one stop shop for partners, offering free storage, procurement, transport, handling, and technical field expertise. Recognized as a leader in pre-positioning, storage and handling of emergency supplies and support equipment, the Network manages strategic emergency relief stocks. These stocks include medical kits, shelter items, ready-to-use foods, IT equipment and operational support assets, for a growing base of user organizations - all designed to strengthen and enhance organizational response efforts at the onset of an emergency. UNHRD in Panama plays a leading role in emergency preparedness and response for Latin America and the Caribbean, and is generously made available by the Government of Panama.

www.unhrd.org
UNICEF - UN Children
UNICEF - UN Children's Fund

UNICEF works in 190 countries and territories to protect the rights of every child. UNICEF has spent 70 years working to improve the lives of children and their families. Together with our partners, we work to translate that commitment into practical action, focusing special effort on reaching the most vulnerable and excluded children, to the benefit of all children, everywhere. The UNICEF Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean, guided by the SDGs and located in Panama City, coordinates and supervises the work of UNICEF in 36 countries and territories through 24 national country programs to promote the rights and well-being of all children and adolescents in the region. It also advocates to promote investment and public policies focused on children and adolescents, developing regional alliances to achieve the objectives defined in the Regional Operational Management Plan 2018-2021.

www.unicef.org/lac
UNOPS - UN Office for Project Services
UNOPS - UN Office for Project Services

The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) is an operational arm of the United Nations, supporting the successful implementation of its partners' peacebuilding, humanitarian and development projects around the world. UNOPS has a presence in 23 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean. It concentrates its efforts in areas where we have a clear mandate and expertise: I. Sustainable Procurement II. Sustainable Infrastructure, and III. Project Management in the areas of on health, transportation, education, disaster risk reduction, water and sanitation and environmental sustainability. UNOPS has supported Partners across Latin America though the implementation of projects focusing on the design, construction and supervision of transportation and water and sanitation infrastructures as well as the design and construction of public buildings.

www.unops.org
UNPD - UN Procurement Division
UNPD - UN Procurement Division

The United Nations Procurement Division (UNPD) aims at providing best value for money in the timely acquisition of goods and services to enable UN Secretariat entities deliver their mandates and achieve their objectives globally. UNPD’s clients range from peacekeeping and special political Missions, over Headquarters and Offices Away from Headquarters to Tribunals and other UN entities. Goods and Services include requirements in the Categories of Aviation, Transportation, Vehicles, Engineering, Food, Fuel, Financial & Professional Services, Security, Medical and IT & Communications, among others. UNPD does business with vendors from all over the world and is actively working at increasing its sources of supply from developing countries and countries with economies in transition.

www.unodc.org/ropan/
World Vision LAC
World Vision LAC

World Vision is a global Christian humanitarian, development and advocacy organisation dedicated to working with children, families and their communities worldwide to reach their full potential by addressing the causes of poverty and injustice. Our Christian faith teaches us that children, regardless of gender, religion or race, are a precious gift to the entire world - and that their wellbeing concerns us all. We shall never rest while children suffer in situations that we can change. We bring life-saving support in times of disaster. We help poor communities to take charge of their futures. We provide small loans and training that boost family livelihoods. We work with policy makers to change the way the world works for children.

www.wvi.org