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Fiji Stakeholders Workshop for WMO Coastal Inundation Forecasting Demonstration Project

Event Type Workshop
Date(s)(yyyy-mm-dd) Start: 2013-02-18 - End: 2013-02-21
Location , Tanoa International Hotel Votualevu Road, PO Box 9203 , Nadi Airport, Fiji
Short Title CIFDP-FSW
Summary [Note: 18 February 2013]

By the end of the Workshop, all participants are invited to provide your feedback through a brief survey:

Go to the Evaluation Survey >>
[Note: 28 January 2013]

Please find the Information Note for Participants, in preparing your participation in the Workshop. Regarding the accommodation, participants are welcome to make your own arrangement at hotels in/near Nadi.

Those who wishes to stay at the Tanoa Internation Hotel Workshop venue) are invited to fill the hotel reservation form (Appendix to the Information Note) and submit it to the Local Organising Committee, not later than 8 February 2013.

[Note: 23 January 2013]

All participants in the Workshop are invited to provide responses to the questionnaires (Technical & User requirements) and submit them to the WMO Secretariat by 5 February 2013. The information obtained from the questionnaire responses will form an important basis for discussion during the Stakeholders\' Workshop.
Please download the Questionnaires here >>

[General Information: 31 October 2012]

The Stakeholders Workshop for WMO Coastal Inundation Forecasting Demonstration Project in Fiji (CIFDP-FSW) will be held in the Fiji Meteorological Service (FMS), Nadi, Fiji. This is the kick-off of the national sub-project of CIFDP in the country (CIFDP-F), meeting the initial CIFDP requirements described in the Implementation Plan (see also the Project web site: http://www.jcomm.info/CIFDP). The objectives of the Workshop include:
  • Wide introduction of the CIFDP efforts to the National Stakeholders;
  • Collect information on stakeholder needs and requirements;
  • Encourage interaction among relevant data producing agencies of the country/region for CIFDP implementation;
  • Initiate and/or compile the assessment of the national capabilities for coastal flood risk / inundation forecasting and related emergency management structures;
  • Compile high level inventory of the institutional end-users’ information and communication needs for emergency management during extreme coastal flooding events;
  • Obtain agreement and commitment of the National Stakeholders and regional partners for CIFDP-F implementation, and define their respective roles.
Under the guidance of WMO and the CIFDP Steering Group (PSG), and with the leading role of FMS, participation is strongly encouraged for the national agencies ("National Stakeholders") and regional organizations, carrying out their duties in the development of forecasting/early warning systems as well as in the community-based disaster management.

The Phase 1 of CIFDP-F, including this Workshop, is sponsored by Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), and implemented by WMO in collaboration with FMS.

Event Entered By Boram LEE
Organisers Alipate WAIQAICELUA
Donald RESIO
Staff Boram LEE







Group(s): JCOMM
Created: 2012-10-31 18:40:07
Last Updated: 2013-03-12 14:43:37