German Federal Foreign Office, Humanitarian Task Force (Auswärtiges Amt, Arbeitsstab Humanitäre Hilfe und Humanitäres Minenräumen)
Founding sponsor and partner of the GFMC
UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UN-OCHA) / United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
GFMC and UN-OCHA, Joint Environment Unit, Emergency Services Branch (Geneva), have established Joint Interface Procedures for information flow and support in wildland fire disasters. GFMC is member of the UNEP-OCHA Advisory Group on Environmental Emergencies (AGEE) and partner in the WSSD Type II Partnership Project Integrated Approach to Prevention, Preparedness for and Response to Environmental Emergencies in support of Sustainable Development. Since February 2005 the GFMC is member of the United Nations Disaster Assessment and Coordination (UNDAC) Team. GFMC was partner in the Rio+20 initiative “Preparedness for Environmental Emergencies
United Nations University (UNU) / UNU Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU EHS)
Since October 2005 the GFMC is an Associated Institute of UNU. The activities of the UNU-GFMC Joint Programme are based on the scope of the UNU mandate.
GFMC and Green Cross International are partners and cooperating in assisting nations and international organizations to build and enhance preparedness of local communities to prevent the occurrence of wildfires and to reduce the adverse impacts of wildfires on the environment, human livelihoods, health and security.
A global coalition of international organisations, governments, the private sector, civil society organisations and academic institutions dedicated to increasing the safety of vulnerable communities and to reducing the impacts of disasters in developing countries.
Russian Aerial Forest Fire Center Avialesookhrana
GFMC and Avialesookhrana have signed a agreement on technical and scientific cooperation and personnel exchange.
Federal German Ministry for Research, Education and Research (Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung)
GFMC financial sponsor through the German Research Network on Natural Disasters (Deutsches Forschungsnetz Naturkatastrophen DFNK) (up to 2003) and the German Climate Research Programme DEKLIM (up to 2005).
German Agency for International Cooperation (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit – giz)
Partner in bilateral projects in integrated fire management and fire research; GFMC sponsor
International Global Atmospheric Chemistry (IGAC)
A Core Project of the International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme (IGBP)
The Fire Ecology Research Group served Coordinator of Activity 2.3 of IGAC Focus 2: Natural Variability and Anthropogenic Perturbations of Tropical Atmospheric Chemistry, the Biomass Burning Experiment – BIBEX (phased out).
International Boreal Forest Research Association (IBFRA)
GFMC supports coordination between the IBFRA Fire Working Group and IGBP-IGAC-BIBEX; IBFRA is co-sponsor of International Forest Fire News (IFFN)