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GLIDE Enabled Sites:

The following are links to websites that contain disaster information enriched with GLIDEnumbers.

Some of these sites are in the process of adding the identifiers to its databases. Keep in mind that disaster databases from different institutions have different inclusion criteria and coverage, and depend likely on different data sources. We ask you not to expect every disaster to be already included and GLIDEnumber coded in every database.

Asian Disaster Reduction Center - ADRC
Higashikan 5F, 1-5-2 Wakinohamakaingan-dori, Chuo-ku, Kobe 651-0073, Japan
Tel: (81-78) 262 5540 Fax: (81-78) 262 5546
Enter ADRC's website        Link to Latest Disaster Information
ADRC proposed and pioneered the GLIDE initiative
Geneva:Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
United Nations,Palais des Nations 1211 Geneva 10 Switzerland.
Phone: (41 22) 917.1234 Fax: (41 22) 917.0023   email:
Enter ReliefWeb's website        Search ReliefWeb Disaster Database
OCHA/ReliefWeb has supported the GLIDE initiative and partially funded the development of this site.
DesInventar UNDRR DesInventar
UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction UNDRR
Sendai Framework Monitoring team, UN Office in Bonn, 24th floor
DesInventar website       

GDACS GDACS Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System
European Commission
Joint Research Centre JRC, Ispra, Italy

GDACS website       

IFRC International Federation of Red Cross
Geneva, Switzerland
Contact form at
IFRC website       

Humanitarian Response OCHA Humanitarian Response
UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
New York, USA

Humanitarian Response website       

Sentinel Asia Sentinel Asia
Sentinel Asia Project Office
Satellite Applications and Operations Center (SAOC)
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)

Ochanomizu Sola City, 4-6 Kandasurugadai, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 101-8008 Japan
Tel; +81-3-6435-6785
Fax; +81-3-5777-1580

Sentinel Asia website       

La Red
La Red de Estudios Sociales en Prevención de Desastres en América Latina
Proyecto DesInventar, OSSO - Torre Ingenierú}, Piso 4, Universidad del Valle, Cali Colombia
Tel: (57 2) 3301661, Fax: (57 2) 3313418 email:
LA RED website        DesInventar website        Search DesInventar Database
LA RED has joined the GLIDE initiative, partially funded the development of this site and provided it with DesInventar Online base code.

Center for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters- CRED
Université Catholique de Louvain - Ecole de Santé Publique
30.94 Clos Chapelle-aux-Champs - 1200 Brussels - Belgium
Tel: +32 (0)2 764 33 27 - Fax: +32 (0)2 764 34 41 - Email:
Enter CRED's website        Link to EM-DAT International Disaster Database
CRED kindly provided it's database to create the initial GLIDEnumber set.

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