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The Current Flood Crisis and lesson learned from Thailand’s Flood Disaster Conference 2014

Date: 28 & 29 April 2014 Venue: Bankok, Thailand Thailand’s successful flood prevention strategy over the last 2 years offer lessons and transforming the lessons into measures for future direction for flood prevention and mitigation across Central and Eastern Europe as well as Asia Pacific, Middle East and the region. On the other hand, current flood crisis in Thailand has emerged with a new question on the complexity and uniqueness of managing flood crisis over a long period of time. Flood disaster may not be resolved completely.

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FRIAR 2014 Conference

Date: 18-20 June 2014 Venue: Poznan, PolandFRIAR 2014 is the fourth Conference of this successful series. The conference started at the Institute of Civil Engineers in London 2008 and was reconvened at the Lombardy Region in Milano in 2010 and in Dubrovnik in 2012. Flooding is a global phenomenon that claims numerous lives worldwide each year. When flooding occurs in populated areas, it can cause substantial damage to property as well as threatening human life. In addition, many more people must endure the homelessness, upset and disruption that are left in the wake of floods. The increased...

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STEP-WISE and STREAM Final Conference, 3rd – 4th December, Brussels

The STEP-WISE and STREAM Final Conference “Building Bridges – Facilitating Water Information Exchange between Science, Policy and Industry” was concluded with a session at the European Parliament on 4th December with the attendance of 67 participants from 12 countries representing 16 from Policy, 21 from Research and 17 from Industry and Consultancy sectors, and 13 from other areas (NGOs, media, communication and education).The first day at the International Auditorium focused on presenting, evaluating and discussing practical instruments to enhance communication and...

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International Conference on Flood Resilience: Experiences in Asia and Europe

5 – 7 September 2013 Exeter, United Kingdom  The aim of this event is to gather professionals to present and discuss the latest research advances and practices in the development and implementation of resilience measures and flood management plans. The wider objective is to enable broadening of horizons and better joining of people, ideas and methodologies. The conference themes included: Urban development and flood risk management plans, Flood risk under climate change and growth scenarios, Policy instruments and governance issues, Flood risk perception, Flood hazard...

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CIWEM Annual Conference

The main event for water and environment professionals

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7th International Symposium on Environmental Hydraulics 2014 ISEH VII.

The ISEH VII is sponsored by the International Association of Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research (IAHR). The successful event had been held previously in Hong Kong, China (1991, 1998, 2004), Tempe, Arizona, USA (2001, 2007), and Athens, Greece (2010). In 2014, it will be the first time that ISEH is held in Singapore.

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