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IFNet Newsletter Vol. 25
Nov. 25, 2004 / IFNet secretariat

1. IFNet 2nd General Meeting at the WCDR in Kobe, January 2005
2. Flood Information in Niigata-Fukushima and Fukui
3. Flood Hazard Map Manual available

1. IFNet 2nd General Meeting at the WCDR in Kobe, January 2005

The 2nd General Meeting of IFNet will be held on January 19th from 14:00 - 17:00 at International Conference Center Kobe, room 401//402 during the World Conference on Disaster Reduction. IFNet is waiting for your ideas and opinions about future action plans Please send to

info@internationalfloodnetwork.org

We will be announcing the collected ideas at the 2nd General Meeting of IFNet.

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2. Flood Information in Niigata-Fukushima and Fukui

The torrential rain blew northern Japan, setting off recording precipitation and thousands of inundated houses in July this year. Niigata-Fukushima prefecture had over 400mm of precipitation on July 12th through 13th, and Fukui prefecture having 285mm of rain on July 18th.


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3. Flood Hazard Map Manual available

Flood Hazard Map Manual has been newly uploaded on our website. UN/ESCAP and the Typhoon Committee with the member states are extending the technical cooperation. The progresses are respective, but for the coordination with each country' s disaster prevention agency, IFNet has uploaded the Manual to be of more use.

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