The GHIN allows our partners to easily search, review, and access our data. It saves us a lot of effort and adds tremendous value to the data we have and the work we do.
GHIN's Global Partners
In 2008, Taiwan's National Science and Technology Center for Disaster Reduction (NCDR) became a GHIN partner. Other national and international partners include NOAA, the U.S. Geological Survey, Pacific Risk Management 'Ohana (PRiMO), and the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA).
Sharing Global Data
The Global Hazards Information Network (GHIN) is a partnership of national and international organizations providing decision makers access to high-quality geospatial information for risk assessment, early warning, response, and other disaster management-related activities. Hosted by PDC, GHIN maintains a web-accessible catalog of data available from GHIN partners.
GHIN Data and Map Services Include:
- Real-time hazard incident data
- Hazard model outputs
- Historical hazard information
- Real-time meteorological observations and forecasts
- Base map data, such as infrastructure, hydrography, and emergency services
- Demographic and socio-economic data
- High-resolution satellite imagery
- Topographic data and digital elevation models
If your organization has data relevant to the disaster management community anywhere in the world, PDC encourages you to become a GHIN partner. Partnerships are formalized through the University of Hawaii, PDC’s managing partner, and include “startup kits” to ensure that data sources meet internationally recognized standards.