Flood warning

Flood resilience planning

Flood resilient infrastructure

Research on resilience

Capacity building

Anticipatory Flood Risk Management (AFMA) is a comprehensive flood risk management project which develops early flood warning systems; promotes flood resilient planning of  infrastructure and services; and, nurtures flood adaptive behavior among Alexandrians.

Flood warning

Flood resilience planning

Flood resilient infrastructure

Research on resilience

Capacity building

Anticipatory Flood Risk Management (AFMA) is a comprehensive flood risk management project which develops early flood warning systems; promotes flood resilient planning of  infrastructure and services; and, nurtures flood adaptive behavior among Alexandrians.

Flood warning

Flood resilience planning

Flood resilient infrastructure

Research on resilience

Capacity building

Anticipatory Flood Risk Management (AFMA) is a comprehensive flood risk management project which develops early flood warning systems; promotes flood resilient planning of  infrastructure and services; and, nurtures flood adaptive behavior among Alexandrians.

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AFMA STRATEGY

AFMA adopts a multi-pronged strategy to make Alexandria self-reliant in flood resilience. AFMA aims at reducing both the probability and impact of flood risk in a sustainable manner.

AFMA focused on:

  • Creating an information system based on rainfall forecasting
  • Assessing mitigation action based on rainfall and flood forecast
  • Constructing and operating early warning hardware and infrastructure
  • Building capacities at various levels such as in academia, government agencies and in the society.

Afma has following key roles

  1. Provide early warning to avoid damage to life and property in Alexandria
  2. Promote long term resilience through planning and implementation of Alexandria’s infrastructure and services
  3. Ever-ready in offering support and advice to the Governorate of Alexandria on flood risk management
  4. Serve as a beacon of resilience to other Arab cities.

News

Workshop on Anticipatory Flood risk analysis in Alexandria

Learning together from the past to reviewing the state of alert on Flood Risk and anticipatory actions in Alexandria A two day work shop on “Analysing flood risk in Alexandria” was conducted on 1st and 2nd Jan 2019 for the staff from Alexandria Governorate, Alexandria...