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News IFM Training: Training Workshop on Integrated Flood Management for Countries in Western Asia and the Arab Region

The training workshop, jointly organized by UNW-DPC, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and the Regional Centre on Urban Water Management - Tehran (RCUWM) took place from 11-14 May 2009 in Tehran, Iran. More than 29 participants, including top and mid-level managers and professionals in water resources management, disaster management, land use management and spatial planning, met in Tehran to share their experiences and best practices regarding the national situation of Integrated Flood Management in their countries.
The main objective of the training workshop was to familiarize participants with the concept of Integrated Flood Management and prepare them to identify possible paths of action towards implementation of the concept in their own field of work. The technical presentations and the practical exercises were designed to provide the participants with an in depth exposure to the social, economic, environmental and institutional dimensions of flood management and allow them to develop an integrated perspective on floods, floodplains and the development process in their own country.

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Keyword(s) Integrated Flood Management
Geographical coverage Iran
News date 27/08/2009
Working language(s) ENGLISH