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 APFM Newsletters

2010
No. 23 (July)

2009 / 2008 / 2007 / 2006 / 2005 / 2004 / 2003 / 2002 

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 No.23 July 2010 (PDF), July 2010 (HTML)

  • Advisory Committee and Management Committee meetings.
  • IDRC in Davos, special session on Flash Flood Forecasting and Management,  a platform for the exchange of good practice.
  • Initial Workshop on Regional Flash Flood Guidance System – Black Sea and Middle East Regions, as Part of the Global Flash Flood Guidance System.
  • Regional Training Course on Integrated Flood Management (IFM) in Ethiopia.
  • APFM Webpage Traffic and Statistical Information 2009/2010.

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 No.22 March 2010 (PDF), March 2010 (HTML)

  • IFM workshop for the countries in Nile basin
  • Second expert group meeting on guidelines on flood mapping
  • Lecture on Floods and IWRM – JICA/JWA training course on IWRM for IRAN-
  • Announcement
    - The new version of the Integrated Flood Management Concept Paper has been published!
    - Special Session for Flash Flood Prediction and Management at the International Disaster and Risk Conference, Davos 2010

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 No. 21 December 2009 (PDF), December 2009 (HTML)

  • Flood Management at the World Water Week in Stockholm
  • Crossroads Climate and Flood Management - A Special Event during World Climate Conference-3
  • National Workshop on IFM in Mauritania
  • IFM Capacity Building Programme in Malaysia
  • The IFM HelpDesk supported capacity building in Turin, Italy
  • Lecture in the JICA training course
  • Announcement
    - Tool for Integrated Flood Management

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 No.20 August 2009 (PDF), August 2009 (HTML)

  • Launch of the HelpDesk for Integrated Flood Management
  • Some voices on the IFM HelpDesk
  • Widening Support Base Partners
  • Advisory and Management Committee meeting
  • Integrated Approach on Transboundary Flood Risk Management
  • IFM Training: Training Workshop on Integrated Flood Management for Countries in Western Asia and the Arab Region
  • Announcements
    - World Climate Conference-3
    - 8th IAHS Scientific Assembly and 37th IAH Congress

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No. 19 June 2009 (PDF), June 2009 (HTML) 

  • Increasing Support for the IFM HelpDesk
  • World Water Forum: Bridging the gap between policy and practice
  • IFM Trainings: Building Capacity for IFM in South East Asia
  • Community involvement in Flood Management, Kenya
  • Creating Synergies
  • Announcements
    -Official launch of the IFM HelpDesk at Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction 2009

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 No.18 December 2008 (PDF), December 2008 (HTML)

  • IWRM and Climate Change Adaptation - Collaborative Activities with Cap-Net
  • Lecture in the JICA training course
  • Training of Trainers' workshop on Integrated Flood Management in Lima, Peru
  • Commission for Hydrology
  • HelpDesk for Integrated Flood Management
  • International Flood Initiative
  • Dissemination of IFM concept
  • Announcements
    - Website for IFM HelpDesk
    - New Tools for Integrated Flood Management released
    - Water and Flood issues on World Radio Switzerland
    - 8th IAHS Scientific Assembly and 37th IAH Congress

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  No.17 July 2008 (PDF), July 2008 (HTML) 
  • APFM Advisory Committee and Management Committee Meeting
  • Expert Group Meeting on the preparation of Guidelines on Flood Mapping
  • Vocational training in collaboration with Cap-Net
  • Workshop on Integrated Flood Management in Bolivia for Municipalities
  • 4th International Symposium on Flood Defence (ISFD4), Toronto, Canada
  • IFM concept paper now available in Russian
  • Announcement of the APFM activities
    - New Tools for Integrated Flood Management released
  • Announcement related to flood management activities by another organization
    - The official website of the International Flood Initiative (IFI) has been launched

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 No.16 March 2008 (PDF), March 2008 (HTML) 
  • Community preparedness and public participation for flash flood management in Europe
  • Introducing the APFM activities at the 30th Japan- the Republic of Korea Conference on River and Water Resources Development Technology
  • APFM provides overall guidance on Integrated Flood Management in JICA (Japan International Cooperation Agency) Training Courses and Master Course
  • APFM and JICA had a meeting to further strengthen and collaborate for the implementation of Integrated Flood Management
  • Announcement of the APFM activities
    - New publication, Strategy for Flood Management for Kafue River Basin, Zambia, has been published
    - Tools for Integrated Flood Management
  • Announcement related to flood management events
    - International Conference "Water Resource Systems Management under Extreme Conditions", 4-5 June 2008

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No.15 October 2007 (PDF), October 2007 (HTML)

  • APFM Advisory Committee and Management Committee Meeting
  • APFM co-organized a side-event at the Global Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction together with UN/ISDR
  • APFM and INBO strengthen the cooperative mechanism
  • APFM and JICA had a meeting to further strengthen and collaborate for the implementation of Integrated Flood Management
  • APFM and ICHARM had a meeting for future cooperation activities
  • WMO Congress report
  • Announcement of the APFM activities
    - New publication Economic Aspects of Integrated Flood Management has been published
    - Tools for Integrated Flood Management have been updated on the APFM website
    - Regional Workshop on "Community preparedness and public participation for flash flood management in Europe" on 29-30 October 2007 in Krakow, POLAND

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 No.14 June 2007 (PDF), June 2007 (HTML)

  • Integrated Flood Management for Nyando River Basin: Partners consultation  
  • International Conference on Water and Flood Management (ICWFM-2007) Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Workshop in Seychelles 
  • Collaboration with the Institute for River and Coastal Engineering at TUHH (Technical University of Hamburg-Harburg) 
  • APFM and Project WET (Water Education for Teachers) join hands to bring the knowledge on floods to educators and school children  
  • Sponsorship opportunity for flood managers to attend the 4th International Symposium on Flood Defence (ISFD4)
  • Research and Action Grants for Disaster Risk Reduction
  • Announcement of New publications (Translations in French and Spanish)

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 No.13 February 2007 (PDF), February 2007 (HTML)

  • APFM promotes Integrated Flood Management component in JICA (Japan International Cooperation Agency) Training Course
  • APFM and Cap-Net (Capacity Building for Integrated Water Resources Management) launch joint Capacity Building Programme on Integrated Flood Management
  • International Conference on Hydrogeological Hazards, Bucharest, Romania
  • Meeting of the Parties to the UNECE (United Nations Economic Commission for Europe) Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes, Bonn, Germany
  • International Symposium on Sustainable Flood Management, Seoul, Korea
  • Improving Interaction between Providers of Climate Information and Water Managers
  • Sponsorship opportunity for Flood Managers to attend the 4th International Symposium on Flood Defence
  • Recently released Publication and Translation

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 No.12 October 2006 (PDF), October 2006 (HTML)

  • Further Steps Toward Implementation of IFM (Launching of APFM Phase II)
  • National Workshop on Integrated Flood Management for Nyando River Basin 3rd August 2006,Nairobi,Kenya
  • Strategy for Flood Management in Kafue Basin,Zambia
  • Recently released publications and translations

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 No.11 August 2006 (PDF), August 2006 (HTML)

  • APFM at the 4th World Water Forum in Mexico
  • Community approaches to flood management - spreading the message
  • Community approach to flash floods
  • Launch of the pilot project in Zambia
  • Addressing legal and institutional issues
  • Reference Center on Flood Management

 

 No.10 January 2006 (PDF), January 2006 (HTML)

  • Reducing social vulnerability to flood risks:  Meeting the challenge through stakeholder participation.
  • Up-linking the pilot projects on community-based flood management nationwide
  • Towards an Integrated Approach to Flood Management in Guatemala
  • 2nd IYRF in Zhengzhou, China: Special session on Integrated Flood Management
  • Flash Floods: APFM pilot project in Central and Eastern Europe
  • Flooding in the Cuareim/Quarai Basin: moving towards a balanced approach
  • 4th World Water Forum
  • Speakers and panellists of the special session on Integrated Flood Management on 20 October 2005 in Zhengzhou, China

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 No. 9 October 2005 (PDF), October2005 (HTML)

  • How can flood management practitioners factor environmental aspects?
  • World Water Week in Stockholm, 21-27 August 2005 Stockholm, Sweden
  • Towards 4th World Water Forum
  • Social Aspects of Integrated Flood Management
  • The Second Southeast Asia Water Forum, 29 August - 3 September 2005, Bali, Indonesia
  • APFM Advisory Committee and Management Committee
  • Overview of current Flood Management Practices
  • Workshops on flash floods in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE)
  • Environmental Aspects of Integrated Flood Management - Expert Group -
  • Special session on Integrated Flood Management on 20 October 2005 in Zhengzhou, China
    Swiss flood- August 2005

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 No. 8 May 2005 (PDF), May 2005 (HTML) 

  • New International Flood Initiative is launched
  • APFM at the World Conference on Disaster Reduction
  • Workshop of WMO and the International Water Law Research Institute (IWLRI) on Legal Aspects of Flood Management
  • Flood management in a transboundary river basin
  • Flood management interventions and environmental considerations
  • Share your experiences on Community Approaches to Flood Management
  • Flood Management Practices from various regions of the world
  • Expert meeting on Integrated Flood Management in San Jos Costa Rica
  • World Wetlands Day
  • Subscribe to the APFM newsletters
  • Explore the APFM website

 

 No. 7 January 2005 (PDF)

 

 No. 6 August 2004 (PDF)

 

 No. 5 March 2004 (PDF)

 

 No. 4 December 2003 (PDF)

 

 No. 3 August 2003 (PDF)

 

 No. 2 December 2002 (PDF)

 

 No. 1 June 2002 (PDF)

 

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