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Six regional associations are responsible for the coordination of meteorological, hydrological and related activities within their respective Regions: Region I (Africa), Regional II (Asia), Region III (South America), Region IV (North America, Central America and the Caribbean), Region V (South-West Pacific) and Region VI (Europe). They meet in their respective Regions once every four years, when they elect a president and a vice-president.

The president of each regional association is an ex officio member of the Executive Council.


Presidents, vice-presidents and hydrological advisors


RA I (Africa)
President: Mamadou L. BAH (Guinea)
Vice-President: Amos MAKARAU (Zimbabwe)
Regional Hydrological Adviser: Hassen Lofti FRIGUI (Tunisia)

RA II (Asia)
President: Ahmed ABDULLA MOHAMMED (Qatar)
Vice-President: Arif MAHMOOD (Pakistan)
Regional Hydrological Adviser: Sung KIM (Republic of Korea)

RA III (South America)
President: Julián BÁEZ BENÍTEZ (Paraguay) (acting)
Vice-President: Carlos NARANJO JÁCOME (Ecuador)
Regional Hydrological Adviser: Dora GONIADZKI (Argentina)

RA IV (North America, Central America and the Caribbean)
President: Juan Carlos FALLAS SOJO (Costa Rica)
Vice-President: Albert A. E. MARTIS (Curaçao and Sint Maarten)
Regional Hydrological Adviser: Eduardo PLANOS (Cuba)

RA V (South-West Pacific)
President: Andi E. SAKYA (Indonesia)
Vice-President: Ofa FA'ANUNU (Tonga)
Regional Hydrological Adviser: Charles PEARSON (New Zealand)

RA VI (Europe)
President: Ivan ČAČIĆ (Croatia)
Vice-President: Vida AUGULIENE (Lithuania)
Regional Hydrological Adviser: M. Dominique BEROD (Suisse)









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