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IFNet PROJECTS
IFNET ACTION REPORT 2006
Introducing reports from the world showing good examples on flood reduction and relief efforts >>>
FLOOD HAZARD MAP MANUAL
This manual describes the background, purpose, production and distribution of Flood Hazard Maps as well as the effectiveness and current usage in Japan.

WORLD RIVERS AND THEIR BASINS
Download the map of world's river basins.
IFNet BROCHURE
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FLOOD INFORMATION

We welcome your flood information. It will be posted on FLOOD INFORMATION.
Let the world know your flood situation and issues.

You can send information by using this form
or via email.
Thank you.




ABOUT IFNET
The International Flood Network (IFNet) was created during the Flood Days of the 3rd World Water Form held in Kyoto in March 2003. IFNet is a network aiming to promote activities to reduce negative impacts of floods all over the world.


> OBJECTIVES
> BACKGROUND
> ACTIVITIES
> SIGNIFICANCE OF PARTICIPATION


OBJECTIVES

International Flood Network facilitates international cooperation in flood management.
The objectives are:

- to reduce the loss of life and damage caused by floods

- to promote policies and practices which can break the vicious circle of poverty and environmental degradation and to lead to a safe and sustainable future


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BACKGROUND

IFNet facilitates problem identification and solution associated with floods.

- Actions must be shifted from `reactive` to `proactive`.

- Flood related issues are usually specific to the affected areas, however, the government support and international assistance are very important.



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ACTIVITIES


1: Sharing information, experience, technical knowledge and future plans with the aim of enhancing co-operative concrete action.

2: Raising public awareness of floods by compiling and disseminating information and views from such aspects as health, culture, education and gender.

3: Emphasizing flooding as an important international issue by transmitting information with newsletters and reports.

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SIGNIFICANCE OF PARTICIPATION


IFNet is open to everybody. It is desirable that the prospective participant has the established policy and programme for flood prevention and response. The participants may comprehend their own activities from global viewpoints and that can help make the efforts more effective.

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JOIN IFNET

IFNet is open to all who have knowledge or experience in flood-related activities or who are actively involved in efforts to reduce negative impact of floods on society and environment.


Participation in IFNet is free of charge. Active participation is welcomed from all the international organizations, governmental and non-governmental organizations, governmental agencies, private companies, educational and research institutes, and also from private individuals who are engaged in flood management (see. IFNet Charter ).

If you would like to join, please email to IFNet Secretariat (in the below) with your information (name, affiliation and email address).
Or you can use this registration form:

Thank you.

e-mail:
(preferable)
info@internationalfloodnetwork.org
Fax: +81 3 5227 4109
Post: IFNet secretariat
c/o Infrastructure Development Institute (IDI)
Plaza Edogawabashi Bldg., 1-23-6, Sekiguchi, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, 112-0014 JAPAN


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