The 7th annual meeting of Typhoon Committee’s Working Group on Hydrology (WGH) was held in Tokyo this year from October 9th to 12th.

The government authorities and the experts from 9 countries (Thailand, Philippines, Vietnam, China, Malaysia, Lao PDR, Korea, the United States and Japan) participated to share information on water-related disaster risk reduction. During the meeting, WGH activities including Annual Operation Plans were discussed.

The participants also visited Sekiyado-jo Museum in Chiba Prefecture and Sakai Town in Ibaraki Prefecture.       

*Typhoon Committee is an international organization jointly operated by ESCAP and WMO which intends to minimize damage from typhoons in the Asia Pacific Region.

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