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FLOOD HAZARD MAP MANUAL
This manual describes in brief the background, purpose, production and distribution of Flood Hazard Maps, as well as their verified effectiveness and current usage in Japan.

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FLOOD INFORMATION

There are many flood disasters that remain unknown to the other part of the world. If you have any information on floods, please report us your burden caused by floods and apprise messages to the world. Your information will be posted on this website (FLOOD INFORMATION).
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ABOUT IFNET
The International Flood Network (IFNet) was created on the Flood Days of the 3rd World Water Form at Kyoto in March 2003. IFNet is a network aiming to promote activities that will contribute to reduce the negative impacts of floods all over the world.


> OBJECTIVES
> BACKGROUND
> ACTIVITIES
> SIGNIFICANCE OF THE PARTICIPATION


OBJECTIVES

International Flood Network has as its objective to facilitate international cooperation in flood management.

- 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 lead to a safe and sustainable future


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BACKGROUND

- There must be a shift of emphasis from reactive to proactive action.

- Flooding is often a very local problem that can benefit from natural and international assistance if this can be mobilized.

IFNet facilitates the identification and solution of problems, without imposing on the rights of the local and national authorities concerned.


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ACTIVITIES


1:The exchange of 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 on such aspects as health, culture, education, gender and so on.

3:Establishing floods high on the international agenda, and producing periodic newsletters and reports on flood-related activities and commitments.

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SIGNIFICANCE OF THE PARTICIPATION


IFNet will be open to everybody. It is desirable that prospective participants have an established policy and programme of activities. The participants can comprehend their own activities from global viewpoints. The overall efforts would be more efficient and appropriate to maximize global output.

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JOIN IFNET

Participation in IFNet is open to all who have knowledge or an experience in flood issues and are actively involved in efforts to reduce the negative impact of floods on society and on the the natural environment.


Participation in IFNet is all free of charge. Active participation is welcomed from all of 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 ).
Please email the secretariat just with your name, affiliation and email address.

You can use this registration form:


e-mail:
(preferable)
info@internationalfloodnetwork.org
Fax: +81 3 5227 4109
Post: IFNet secretariat
c/o Infrastructure Development Institute (IDI)
Suido-cho Bldg, 3-1, Suido-cho, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, 162-0811 JAPAN


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