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Regional Programme on Disaster Risk Reduction in South East Europe

Regional Cooperation in South Eastern Europe for meteorological, hydrological and climate data management and exchange to support Disaster Risk Reduction

 

Training Workshop on Flood Risk Assessment

27 September -1 October 2010, Istanbul, Turkey

Updated 20 January 2011

Workshop Documents Link
FINAL REPORT
Brochure of the workshop
Annotated Agenda
List of Participants
Information Note
Questionnaire WMO
Questionnaire UNDP
Opening Session
Background and Objectives of the training workshop and its linkages to the SEE project funded by EC DG Enlargement by Mr Tommaso Abrate
Introduction to Integrated Flood Management Concept by MrTommaso Abrate
Session 1
Data Needs, Quality Assurance, and Data Exchange for Flood Risk Assessment

- Flood Risk Assessment, Data for Modelling, General Overview by Dr Evzen Zeman, Managing Director, DHI Group, Czech Republic

- Data Needs for Modelling Tools by Dr Evzen Zeman, Managing Director, DHI Group, Czech Republic

- Mike SHE Integrated Modelling System by Dr Evzen Zeman, Managing Director, DHI Group, Czech Republic

- Hydrological modelling in ungauged basins using Mike SHE in Czech Republic by Dr Evzen Zeman, Managing Director, DHI Group, Czech Republic

- Data Quality Management Framework for Flood Risk Assessment by MrTommaso Abrate, Hydrology and Water Resources Programme, WMO
- International Data Exchange by MrTommaso Abrate, Hydrology and Water Resources Programme, WMO
Session 2
Hydrological Information for Flood Risk Assessment  

- Hydrological Models and their Ucertainties by Dr Luca Franzi, Officer, Soil defense Department, Regione Piemonte, Italy

- Flood Mapping by Prof. Dr. Philippe Gourbesville, EuroAquae Coordinator, Nice Sophia Antipolis University / Polytech Nice Sophia, France

- Flood losses assessment and evaluation by MrTommaso Abrate, Hydrology and Water Resources Programme, WMO
Session 4
Vulnerability Assessment and mapping for flood risk assessment, the UNDP Global Risk Identification Programme (GRIP) Approach  

Issues and Challenges in Disaster Risk management, by Dr. Carlos Villacis, GRIP Coordinator, UNDP

Risk Assessment in South East Europe - A preliminary assessment, by Dr. Carlos Villacis, GRIP Coordinator, UNDP

Understanding Risk, by Dr. Carlos Villacis, GRIP Coordinator, UNDP

Understanding Risk Assessment, by Dr. Carlos Villacis, GRIP Coordinator, UNDP

Understanding Vulnerability, by Dr. Carlos Villacis, GRIP Coordinator, UNDP

National Risk Assessment Introduction, by Dr. Carlos Villacis, GRIP Coordinator, UNDP

Systematic Inventory and Evaluation for Risk Assessment, by Dr. Carlos Villacis, GRIP Coordinator, UNDP

Session 5
Assessment of National Capabilities in flood risk assessment  

Background on the goals and expected outcomes of the working groups, by Mr. Charles Baubion, Disaster Risk Reduction Programme, WMO

Ongoing activities on flood risk management and planning in Serbia, by Dr. Marina-Babic Mladenovic, Jaroslav Cerni Institute

Sector for emergency management of the Republic of Serbia, by Mr. Saša Rančić, Head of Department, Sector for Emergency Management, Ministry of Interior of the Republic of Serbia

Flood forecasting in the Republic of Macedonia , by Mr Vasko Stojov
Hydrometeorological Service, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

Session 6
Conclusions, Recommendations and next steps  

Conclusions from Working Group A, by Dr Ayhan SAYIN, Turkish State Meteorological Service

Conclusions from Working Group B , by Mr Vasko Stojov
Hydrometeorological Service, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

Questionnaire for self-assessment of national capacities in flood and drought risk assessment, by Mr Vieri Tarchiani, WMO consultant

 

For any additional information please contact:

Mr. Tommaso Abrate
Hydrology and Water Resources Programme
World Meteorological Organization
Tel: 41.22.730.8338;
Email: tabrate@wmo.int  

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