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There are many flood disasters that remain unknown to the other part of the world. IFNet provides flood information in the world, which are submitted to the secretariat.




Northern Bangladesh Oct.2005 by Syed Shafique Ahmed Torrential rains over past few days have caused severe flooding in five northern districts of Bangladesh rendering thousands of families homeless and damaging standing crops in vast areas including seasonal vegetables >>>

North Western Bangladesh Jul.2005 by Syed Shafique Ahmed A large part of Bangladesh is in the grip of flash flood with the onset of monsoon rains in the region >>>
Typhoon TOKAGE
Japan
Oct.2004 by IFNet The typhoon that developed in the vicinity of the Mariana Islands in October gained momentum as it moved northwesterly, across Japan, recording high level of precipitation per day >>>
Fukui
Japan
Jul.2004 by IFNet Heavy rainfall inundating over 1000 houses. Most damages caused by water spilled from a levee or flow from a broken dyke. >>>
Niigata-Fukushima
Japan
Jul.2004 by IFNet A Baiu-front from the Japan Sea to the Niigata area was activated by warm and moist air blowing from the South, which lead to a torrential rain in northern Japan causing dyke breaks >>>
Flooding situation in Bangladesh    18 Jul. 2004 by Shahidul Islam Chowdhury
The New Age, Dhaka
Flood situation in Bangladesh, including outskirts of it’s capital city Dhaka and central districts, is likely to deteriorate further with several rivers are swelling across the country.
North Eastern Bangladesh 23Apr.2004
by Dr. S.Shafique Ahmed
(Citizens Forum on Water and Sanitation Initiatives in Bangladesh)
Overflowing rivers have inundated homesteads and roads snapping communication at several points, affecting about 6million people >>>
South Sri Lanka 18-19 May.2003 by Water in Rivers Secretariat This flood had worst damage since 1947. Its casualties are 141 May, and 85,000 households were flew as of 18 May >>>
Guatemala Coban 29 Mar.2003 by Dr. Rudy Machorro This flood was very unusual since it took place during March, in the middle of Summer, which is one of the driest months in Guatemala >>>


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There are many flood disasters that remain unknown to the other part of the world. IFNet provides flood information in the world, which are submitted to the secretariat.


RECOMMENDATION OF IFNet
February 2005
by IFNet Secretariat
Floods occur every year in many parts of the world claiming human lives and causing property damages on a large scale. Although continuous and steady efforts have been made to reduce flood disasters, statistics of flood disasters seem to point to an upward tendency contrary to our expectations. IFNet, bearing the task of flood disaster reduction through network activities, presents these recommendations as a summary of the 2nd General Meeting of IFNet held on 19 Jan. 2005 in conjunction with UN WCDR in Kobe. >>> Full Report
FLOODS, HEALTH AND CLIMATE CHANGE: A Strategic Review
February 15, 2005
by Dr Roger Few
Senior Research Fellow
Overseas Development Group/School of Development Studies
University of East Anglia

Floods occur every year in many parts of the world claiming human lives and causing property damages on a large scale. Although continuous and steady efforts have been made to reduce flood disasters, statistics of flood disasters seem to point to an upward tendency contrary to our expectations. IFNet, bearing the task of flood disaster reduction through network activities, presents these recommendations as a summary of the 2nd General Meeting of IFNet held on 19 Jan. 2005 in conjunction with UN WCDR in Kobe. >>> Full Report


STATEMENT FOR THE MINISTRIAL DECLARATION
March 2003
by IFNet Secretariat

FINAL STATEMENT (Submitted in the 3rd World Water Forum)
March 2003
by IFNet Secretariat

KYOTO MEETING
November 2002
by IFNet Secretariat

REPORT ON FLOODS IN EUROPE SEPTEMBER 2002
September 2002
by IFNet Secretariat

Report on Preliminary Study of the Elbe River Floods(14 pages)
Photos of 2002 Floods in Part1 Puraha(titlepage、P1〜P6)
Photos of 2002 Floods in Part2 Suburb of Praha(P7〜P14)
Photos of 2002 Floods in Part3 the Vltaba River (p15〜p18)


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