Inception phase (8 months: August 2001 - March 2002)
Implementation phase I (4 years: March 2002 - July 2006)
Implementation phase II (4 years: August 2006 - March 2010)
The Advisory Committee serves as a think tank to the programme and guides its activities. It is composed of representatives of the GWP and representatives of the National Hydrological Services affiliated to WMO, donors and other experts.
The terms of reference of the Advisory Committee are:
Analyze and formulate the concept of Integrated Flood Management and update it in view of the experiences gained.
Suggest the approach to implement the concepts in the field
Ensure multidisciplinary inputs into the implementation of the IFM concept
Suggest and support the Advocacy and Dissemination process
Act as the external reviewer of the outcome of the Case Studies and the Pilot Projects
The Management Committee reviews the progress of work and monitor implementation of the programme. It consists of the GWP and donors.
The Management Committee has the following terms of reference:
Guide the Technical Support Unit (TSU) in preparation of the Action Plan
Overview the progress of the program
Monitor the progress of implementation of the Pilot Projects
Decision on the Budget and the Action plan
The two Committees will at least meet once a year and will meet in conjunction as far as possible.
Contact list of the Committees
Technical Support Unit
The Secretariat of the APFM, referred to as the Technical Support Unit (TSU), is housed within Hydrology and Water Resources Department of the (WMO) at their Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. The TSU undertakes overall responsibility for the management and coordination of the programme and its associated activities. Personnel working as part of the TSU include WMO staff and APFM consultants.
Contact information for the TSU