Integrated flood management in Malaysia

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Impact:  Changes in policies, plans and strategies

Partners: DGIS, WMO and CKNet (Indonesia)

An course on Integrated flood management inspired members from the Department of Irrigation and Drainage (DID) from the Government of Malaysia, to apply the new flood management concept to their national regulations and guideline on urban drainage and flood management. A national conference was organized by the Water, Land and Natural Resources Ministry to introduce the concept to the Malaysian federal state departments, NGOs, universities, consultants and contactors and to inform that the new flood management concept would be in effect through a new Ministerial Decree and applied by the national MSMA guidelines National Guideline for Environment Friendly Urban Drainage, DID, Malaysia.