Information meeting on typhoon Ketsana

This is the information session on Ketsana impacts in Viet Nam. In close collaboration with the Central Committee for Floods and Strom Control (CCFSC), the Disaster Management Working Group (DMWG), PACCOM, this section that will be held on Tuesday, 6 October 2009 at 3 pm. in MARD premises.

Please find the official invitation below

MARD Vice Minister Dr. Hoc will chair the meeting. PACCOM director general and UN representatives will co-chair the meeting on behalf of the Disaster Management Working Group.

The objective of the meeting is to analyze the impact of the deadly typhoon that hit central Vietnam early this week and discuss potential support to the national ongoing efforts.

To do so, representatives from the joint Rapid Assessment Teams (GoV, NGOs and UN) that are currently in the 6 most damaged provinces will provide us updated information after the visit to the affected areas.

Tentative agenda is as follows:

1.       Welcome to participants- UN Representative   (5 min)
2.       Opening remarks,  MARD Vice Minister Dr. Hoc.  (5 min)
3.       Ketsana impact and GoV response, CCFSC representative  (10 min.)
4.       General overview and priority sectors for action,   UN representative  (10 min.)
5.       Joint Rapid Assessment Teams, main findings,  Chair of DMWG   (15 min.)
6.       Q&A - All participants (10 min.)
7.       Closing remarks, MARD Vice Minister Dr. Hoc (5 min.)
As summary:

Date:     6th October (Tuesday)
Time:    15.00 h.
Venue: Building B06, 2nd floor, MARD, 02 Ngoc Ha str. Ha Noi

Further information please contact Mr. Ugo Blanco

UN Disaster Management in Viet Nam

PCG 10 (One UN) - UNDP Programme Officer
United Nations Development Programme

Add: 25 - 29 Phan Boi Chau st.
Hanoi, Vietnam
Tel:  ++ 844 3942 1495 ext. 151
Fax: ++844 3942 2267