Systems Approach to Flood Forecasting Putting the pieces together
|With increasing frequency of devastating floods impacting lives, livelihoods and assets, there is an ardent rise in the demand for flood forecasting and warning systems. But what constitutes an effective flood forecasting system? – This session deals with the essential components of a flood forecasting system. Catch our expert panel members discussing on: – Where do we get real-time meteorological data from? – How do we validate the information and ensure accuracy of flood forecasting model results? – How do we package flood forecasting results so that administrators find it actionable for preparedness and response? – How do we ensure the flood warnings reach the last mile – the most vulnerable? Key takeaway from the session – What constitutes an effective flood forecasting system? Join our multi-disciplinary panel of experts and ask your queries to know more!
Pratap Singh, Full Time Technical Member, Commission Air Quality Management in National Capital Region and Adjoining Areas, New Delhi (India)
K J Ramesh, Dean, School of Disaster Studies, Tata Institute of Social Sciences
Ashwin B Pandya, Secretary General, International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage
Rohini Swaminathan, Emergency Specialist (Risk Analysis and Monitoring), UNICEF
Michael Manalili, GIS Consultant, Emergency Division (EMEG), World Food Program, UN
Brahm Prakash Yadav, Sc-F & Head Hydrology Division, IMD