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The Standards Working Group

Initial Coordinators:

  • Dennis King (UNICEF, New York)
    Chairperson
  • Dr. Jean-Yves Bouchardy
    Chief of the Geographic/Mapping Unit of the UNHCR
    UNHCR, Geneva
    Email: BOUCHARD@unhcr.ch

Goal:

  • The Working Group was the body that considered measures to standardize and harmonize disaster information to ensure quality, reliability and usability.

Deliverables at  GDIN2001, Canberra, Australia. March 2001:

  • Identification of standards and standards organizations that GDIN should support or be linked to.

Initial Participants:

  • Dennis King (UNICEF, New York), Chairperson
  • Dr. Jean-Yves Bouchardy, Chief of the Geographic/Mapping Unit of the UNHCR, UNHCR, Geneva
  • Dr. Luigi Fusco, Head of Multi-mission Infrastructure Section, RSED, European Space Agency, ESA-ESRIN
  • Professor James A. Farley, Technical Director, Center for Advanced Spatial Technologies (CAST), University of Arkansas
  • Patricia Jocius, Emergency Coordinator for San Mateo, California
  • Nigel Peachey, World Health Organisation (WHO), Health Information Network for Advanced Planning (HINAP), Department of Emergency and Humanitarian Action

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