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World Meteorological Organization Working together in weather, climate and water World Meteorological Organization Working together in weather, climate and water WMO WMO THE ASSOCIATED PROGRAMME ON FLOOD MANAGEMENT (APFM) WMO Climate and Water Department www.wmo.int APFM Mission
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World Meteorological OrganizationWorking together in weather, climate and water
ASSOCIATED PROGRAMME ON
FLOOD MANAGEMENT (APFM)
WMO Climate and Water Department
“ to support countries in the integrated management of floods within the overall framework of Integrated Water Resources Management.”
Flood Management Practices
Flood management is a neglected policy issue
on the international as well as, in many cases,
at the national level
Absolute safety against flooding is a myth!
Increasing Flood Risks due to
Climate change uncertainity
Growing environmental concerns
World Meteorological Organization (WMO)
Global Water Partnership (GWP)
Technical Support Unit (TSU) embedded in the Hydrology and Water Resources Branch
Inception Phase: 2001- 2002
Implementation Phase I: 2002- 2006
Implementation Phase II: 2006-2010
Trust Fund current contributors: Japan and Switzerland
Aim of pilot projects: develop and implement IFM concept and its application through demonstration.
Africa - Cameroon, Ethiopia, Mali, Mauritania, and Zimbabwe
Asia - Bangladesh, China, India, Japan, and Pakistan (2)
North and Central America - Canada, USA (2)
South West Pacific – Fiji
Europe - Italy, Turkey, UK, Germany, Ukraine
The Reference Center on Flood Management contains several interactive databases on:
Decentralized input through web interface
No Disaster Assistance or Flood Emergency Response Functions !!!
Voluntary Organizations, Bi- and Multilateral Organizations, Universities
Request for assistance, preparation of project proposal,
supervision of technical implementation
Technical inputs as required based on the
special field of expertise of the responsible institution
HelpDesk Support Base (decentralized):
Specialized institutes in various disciplines relevant for
Integrated Flood Management
For more details and outputshttp://www.apfm.infohttp://firstname.lastname@example.org