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Activities on Resolution 647 (Rev. WRC-15) - Emergency and disaster relief radiocommunication

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​To assist member states, disaster relief agencies and organizations with their emergency communication preparedness activities by maintaining information from administrations for use in emergency ​and disaster relief operations, which includes contact information and, where available, the frequencies or frequency bands​.

Below are the information to use in emergency situations as submitted by responsible administrations.​

Terrestrial services

Retrieval of infor​​​​​​​​​mation

Referenc​​e documents for submission of information


Space services

Retrieval ​​of information

Referenc​​e documents for submission of information


Reference materials

ITU Res​​​​​olutions

  • Resolution 647 ​​(Rev. WRC-15) - Radiocommunication aspects, including spectrum management guidelines, for early warning, disaster prediction, detection, mitigation and relief operations relating to emergencies and disasters
  • Resolution 646 (Rev. WRC-15) - Public protection and disaster relief
  • Resolution 644 (Rev. WRC-12) [Suppressed] - Radiocommunication resources for early warning, disaster mitigation and relief operations
    Note: Relevant provisions of this Resolution were incorporated into Resolution 647 (Rev. WRC-1​5). Consequently, this Resolution was suppressed at WRC-15.​​​​
  • Resolution 36 (Rev. Guadalajara, 2010) - Telecommunications/information and communication technology in the service of humanitarian assistance
  • Resolution 136 (Rev. Busan, 2014) - The use of telecommunications/information and communication technologies for monitoring and management in emergency and disaster situations for early warning, prevention, mitigation and relief
  • Resolution ITU-R 55 (2015)​ - ITU studies of disaster prediction, detection, mitigation and relief​
  • Resolution ITU-R 53 [Suppressed] - The use of radiocommunications in disaster response and relief

    Note: This Resolution was suppressed at RA‑​​​​15.​

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