GFMC: Preparation of the Inter-Agency Task Force Working Group Wildland Fire within the ISDR of the United Nations

UN Office for Outer Space Affairs

The UN Office for Outer Space Affairs (OOSA) is the Secretariat for the United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS), a specialized committee of the UN General Assembly. The OOSA website provides background papers of the Third United Nations Conference on the Exploration and Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (UNISPACE III) which includes a report on Disaster Prediction, Warning and Mitigation (A/CONF.184/BP/2).

For recents UN OOSA conferences on disaster management that include wildland fire contributions see:

At the Forty-fourth session of the COPUOS Scientific and Technical Subcommittee (Vienna, 12-23 February 2007) a special session “Space-system-based disaster management support“ included a presentation of GFMC:


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