||From 22 to 25 July 2002, Workshop on integration of risk analysis and management of waterrelated
disasters into development process in the Typhoon Committee area was held in Quezon
City, Philippines. This committee aims to promote international cooperation in observation of
typhoon and disaster prevention in East Asia frequently suffered by typhoons.
To the participants, gWater in Riversh Secretariat explained
overview of flood damage in the world and made an
presentation about background of establishing International
Flood Network (IFNet), objective of establishment, activities
of network, qualification of participation, and tentative
schedule for WWF3. Besides, we also made a presentation
of IFNet through distribution of brochures and display of
panels. Participation in Virtual Forum of WWF3 in the
website and IFNet logo contest was appealed as well. The
participants showed their deep interests in the purpose of
network and its activities. Finally, this proposal was well
received by the participants.
WWF3 Secretariat also explained the contents of forum and schedule for Kyoto in the
workshop and distributed the second announcement for participation in WWF3 and poster to
appeal sending Water Voice. As a result, Water Voices were gathered from many participants.
Typhoon Committee decided participation in WWF3 and implementation of activities in
gFlood-related Sessionh chaired by ADB, JICA and MLIT.
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