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IFNet Newsletter Vol. 12
March 10.2003 / IFNet secretariat

- Toward Establishment of IFNet -

"Water in Rivers" Secretariat is going to have multi-stakeholder booths both at Event Hall and Event Tent in Kyoto International Conference Hall, which is the main venue of the 3rd World Water Forum. Staffs of the Secretariat will be there for you to explain details and activities of International Flood Network (IFNet).

1. EVENT HALL
2. EVENT TENT
3. Establishment of IFNet

1. EVENT HALL
Here our booth is combined with the one run by National Space Development Agency of Japan or NASDA for more efficient exhibition. This combined booth introduces you IFNet Global Flood Alert System, which automatically forecasts outset of floods after gathering and analyzing data of global precipitation from Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM), which NASDA and others are currently studying. This innovative system is to be explained in the video show.



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2. EVENT TENT
This place is the open space where anyone can relax and have small meetings.
We will provide you free hot drink such as coffee and tea.
As well as Event Hall we will show interesting video on a wide TV screen
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3. Establishment of IFNet
Thanks to your support and cooperation, IFNet is going to be established soon at the Wrap Up Plenary of Flood Days in the Forum on March 19, 2003. We hope you will join IFNet's activities more actively hereafter.

See you at the venues of 3rd World Water Forum!!

Issued by IFNet Preparatory Unit, "Water in Rivers"
Secretariat e-mail: waterinrivers@idi.or.jp


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