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International Flood Initiative

 Special Events and Workshops

IFI session took place as a plenary session at ICFM6 on September 16th 2014 in Sao Paulo.(Session program)

IFI session ground
IFI session ground at ICFM6, Sao Paulo, 16th of September 2014, 13:30-15:30.

IFI session panelists
IFI session panelist at ICFM6.

13:30 - 13:50 Introduction of IFI flagship project.Pr Kuniyoshi TAKEUCHI,chairman of IFI session, ICHARM director and Secretary of IFI(pdf),Dr Masahiko MURASE, ICHARM (pdf).

13:50 - 15:05 Flood Risk Assessment Methodology Proposals to achieve IFI flagship project.

  • KEY NOTE SPEECH: Benchmarking flood risk reduction in Central Europe – The Elbe River. Dr Wolfgang GRABS, BafG, Koblenz (movie, 231MB).
  • Flood Exposure Assessment Activities in ICHARM.Dr Ai SUGIURA, ICHARM (pdf).
  • Statistical analysis for modelling the hydrological risks in Latin America and the Caribbean.Dr Alfonso GUTIERREZ LOPEZ, IFI-LAC (pdf).
  • Practices of flood risk mapping under changing environment in China.Pr Xiaotao CHENG, IWHR (pdf).
  • Development of benefits indicator of living with floods.Mr Giacomo TERUGGI, WMO (pdf).
  • Developing a Comprehensive Water Management System.Dr Christopher DUNN, USACE CEWR-HEC (pdf).
  • Water Related disaster risk mapping and monitoring methodology at regional and/or global scale.Mr David STEVENS, UNISDR (pdf).