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Second Experts’ Symposium on
Multi-Hazard Early Warning Systems

5-7 May 2009, Toulouse, France

Symposium Documents Link
Final Report
Annotated Agenda
Information Note
Presentations of the Sessions
Opening Session
"Background and Objectives of the MHEWS - II" by Dr Maryam Golnaraghi
Symposium group picture
Session 1
National Early Warning Systems - Four documented good practices
"The French “Vigilance” System"

- "Météo-France contribution to the French Awareness system : Vigilance" by Mr Cyrille Honoré

- "Ministry of the Interior, Overseas Territories and Departments and Territorial Authorities" by Mr Philippe Estiez

- "The flood vigilance" by Ms Caroline Wittwer

"Multi-Hazard Early Warning System in Bangladesh with Emphasis on the Cyclone Preparedness Programme"

- Mr Md. Shadekul Alam and Mr Fazlul Wahab

"Shanghai MHEWS Report on The Role of NMHS in Multi-Hazard Early Warning Systems, with Focus on Institutional Coordination and Cooperation"

- Dr Tang Xu, Mr Zou Yongjie, and Mr Mu Haizhen

"Early Warning System for Tropical Cyclones in the Republic of Cuba"

- Dr José Rubiera and Mr Miguel A. Puig

Session 1
Continued
Other National Early Warning Systems  
Japan

- "Overview of Early Warning Systems and the role of National Meteorological and Hydrological Services" by Mr Keiji Doi

- "Overview of Flood Warning System and the role of NMHS in Japan"
by Mr Akira Terakawa

South Africa

- "Overview of Early Warning Systems and the role of National Meteorological and Hydrological Services" by Mr Eugene Poolman

United States of America

- "End to End Multi Hazard Warning and Response in the United States" by Mr Curtis Barrett, Mr Lynn Maximuk and Mr Michael D. Selves

United Kingdom
- Presentation by Mr David Robinson
Italy

- "The Italian Early Warning System" by Mr Pierluigi Soddu

- "Italian Meteorological Service General Office for Air Space and Meteorology" by Mr Sergio Pasquini

Indonesia
- "InaTEWS – Indonesia Multi-Hazard Early Warning System "
by Dr Sri Woro B. Harijono
 
- "InaTEWS – Indonesia Tsunami Early Warning System"
by Mr Paulus Joseph Prih Harjadi
Mozambique
- "Overview of Early Warning Systems and the Role of NMHS"
by Mr Xavier Junior Gulele and Mr Mussa Mustafa
Canada
- "Vigilance Map: Risk Communication Tool - From Regional Pilot Project to National Project" by Dr Michel Jean
Croatia
- "Early Warning System and the Role of Meteorological and Hydrological Services" by Dr Branka Ivancan-Picek and Ms Vesna Stajcic
Costa Rica
- "The Flash Flood Guidance System for Central America (CAFFG) and very short range forecasting" by Ms Rosario Alfaro
Session 4
Presentations from the Panel discussion on International and Regional aspects of Early Warning Systems  

"EWS and International Co-operation?"
by Mr Michael Staudinger (EUMETNET/Meteoalarm)

"Early Warning and Humanitarian action"
by Ms Heidi Peugeot and Ms Shameza Abdulla (UNICEF)

Media Relations

Info Note: Top Experts to Review Best Practices in Early Warning Systems

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Information Notes
Inf 1: Logistical Information for Participants
Inf 2: Map of Toulouse and practical information
Other Reference Documents
Standard template for Documentation of Good Practices in Multi-Hazard Early Warning Systems, with a Focus on the Role of National Meteorological and Hydrological Services (NMHS)
Report of the First Experts’ Symposium on Multi-Hazard Early Warning Systems (MHEWS-I) (May 2006)
Hyogo Framework for Action: Building the Resilience of Nations and Communities to Disasters (World Conference on Disaster Reduction), January 2005
Global Survey of Early Warning Systems: An assessment of capacities, gaps and opportunities toward building a comprehensive global early warning system for all natural hazard (Third International Early Warning Conference, March 2006)
International Conference on Early Warning Systems for Natural Disaster Reduction (EWC-I), September 1998
Second International Conference on Early Warning (EWC-II), October 2003
Third International Conference on Early Warning (EWC-III), March 2006

For any additional information please contact:

Dr Maryam Golnaraghi
Chief, Chief of Disaster Risk Reduction Division
World Meteorological Organization
7bis,avenue de la Paix
Case postale 2300
CH-1211 Geneva 2
Switzerland
Tel: + 41-(0) 22-730-8006
Fax: + 41-(0) 22-730-8128
Email: mgolnaraghi@wmo.int

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