ICHARM

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ICHARMInternational Centre for Water Hazard and Risk Management (Japan)
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He informed that based on the successful accomplishments of the phase 1 project, countries like Namibia, South Sudan, and Myanmar also showed their interest in seeking help from UNESCO and ICHARM to strengthen their flood early warning system.
The two day international conference is being attended by representatives from national and international partner organizations such as International Centre for Water Hazard and Risk Management (ICHARM), Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency - JAXA, National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), Federal Flood Commission (FFD) and international experts from Australia, France, Indonesia and Japan and their expertise will further enhance river modelling and flood forecasting models for Indus and the Eastern Rivers.
The system receives observational data continually, 24 x 7, from the GPM Core Observatory and supporting satellites via NASA's Precipitation Processing System, generates global precipitation data, including a 3D distribution of precipitation intensity, and distributes that data to organizations, including NASA, the Japan Meteorological Agency, ICHARM, and the IDI.
The two-day international conference is being attended by representatives from national and international partner organizations such as International Centre for Water Hazard and Risk Management (ICHARM), Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency - JAXA, National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), Provincial Disaster Management Authorities (PDMAs), Federal
He said a great progress had been made in making reliable forecasts by Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) in the Indus River Basin through International Centre for Water Hazard (ICHARM), Pakistan Space and Upper Research Commission (SUPARCO) and JAXA.
The project was being implemented in collaboration with the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and technical support from International Centre for Water Hazard and Risk Management (ICHARM), Japan, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA).
The system Integrated Flood Analysis System (IFAS), has been developed by a Japanese research institute called the International Centre for Water Hazard and Risk Management (ICHARM), for more effective and efficient flood forecasting in the developing countries where enough ground-based rainfall data cannot be ensured.
Other participants of the High Level Forum included the Minister for Infrastructure, Land and Works of Japan, a Minister from the Philippines, Experts from USA, Germany, Asian Development Bank, the World Bank and Principal of ICHARM. The Ambassador of Pakistan to Japan Mr.
The project will not only bring state of the art technology but will also harness linkages between Pakistani institutions such as Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD), SUPARCO, Federal Flood Commission (FFC), NDMA and Japanese institutions such as International Centre for Water Hazards and Risk Management (ICHARM) which is also a UNESCO Category II Centre and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA).