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Regional Meeting for Strengthening Regional Cooperation in Meteorology, Hydrology and Climate Services for Disaster Risk Management  

Regional Programme on Disaster Risk Reduction in South East Europe

Bosnia and Herzegovina

28 – 29 March 2011

Updated 20 April 2011

Final Meeting Report

Meeting Documents Link
Doc 1 Agenda of the meeting
Doc 2 Concept Note of the meeting
Doc 3 Guidelines for Chairs and Presenters
Inf 1 Infonote of the meeting
Case-Study 1 Floods in the Drina River (November-December 2010)
Case-Study 2 The Dubrovnik Fire (4-9 August 2007)
Presentations of the Sessions
Session 1
Opening Session  

"Overall background on the WMO activity 2 of the Regional Programme on DRR in SEE" - Mr. Dimitar Ivanov (WMO)

"Objectives, structures and working arrangements for the Meeting" Dr. Maryam Golnaraghi (WMO)

Session 2
Review of the Assessment of the Institutionnal Capacities, Gaps and Needs in SEE for Provision of Meteorological, Hydrological and Climate Services for Disaster Risk Reduction  

"Review of the outcomes and recommendations from the WMO Activity 2 of the Regional Programme on DRR in SEE" - Dr. Maryam Golnaraghi (WMO)

"Presentation of the outcomes of the UNDP Activity 1 of the Regional Programme on DRR in SEE" - Ms. Amna Berbic (UNDP)

Session 3
Risk Analysis, Data Management and Exchange Issues to support DRM and EWS with Multi-Hazard Approach (National and Regional Perspective)  

"Role of National Meteorological and Hydrological Services in support of risk assessment" - Dr. Maryam Golnaraghi (WMO)

"Risk Modelling to support Early Warning Systems: example of good practice in Italy" - Ms. Paola Pagliara (Italian Department of Civil Protection)

"Outcomes of flood and drought risk assessmentactivities and needs for meteorological, hydrological and climate information" - Mr. Vieri Tarchiani (WMO consultant)

Session 4
Operational Cooperation of the National Meteorological and Hydrological Services and Disaster Risk Management Agencies and Service Delivery (National and Regional Perspective)  

"Challenges and opportunities in strengthening operationnal cooperation of NMHS and DRM Agencies: Lessons learnt from eight good practices in EWS around the world" - Dr. Maryam Golnaraghi (WMO)

"Case study 1: Flood warning and risk management in Serbia" - Mr. Dejan Vladikovic (Reoublic of Serbia Hydrometeorological Service)

"Case study 2: Forest fires warning systems in Croatia" - Ms. Branka Ivancan-Picek (Meteorological and Hydrological Service of Croatia)

Session 5
Monitoring, Forecasting and Watch and Warning Systems (National and Regional Perspective)  

"Case study 3: Over 30 years of cooperation in meteorology in Europe and potential opportunities for NMHS in SEE"

Mr. Christophe Jacob (EUMETNET)

Mr. Christophe Jacob (on behalf of EUMETSAT)

Mr. Manfred Kloeppel (ECMWF)

Mr. Michael Staudinger (MeteoAlarm)






"Regional products and services for drought monitoring and management " - Mr. Gregor Gregoric (Drought Management Center in SEE)

"Technical cooperation, products and services in climate forecasting" - Mr. Milan Dacic (SEE Virtual Climate Change Center)

"Watershed risk management" - Mr. Samo Groself (International Sava River Basin Commission)

Reference documents and websites Link
WMO SEE EC funded Project Flyer
WMO Website of the project html
MHEWS Training Workshop, October 2009, Pula, Croatia html
Technical workshop on Flood risk assessment, October 2010, Istanbul, Turkey Turkey html
Technical workshop on drought risk assessment, September 2010, Ljubljana, Slovenia html
Workshop on “Regional cooperation in MHEWS and risk assessment in SEE, 16-17 February 2011, WMO Geneva html


For any additional information please contact:

Dr Maryam Golnaraghi

Chief , Disaster Risk Reduction Programme

World Meteorological Organization

Email: mglonaraghi@wmo.int

Tel: +41.22.730.8006

Fax: +41.22.730.8128




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