Date: 4 -6 September 2006

Venue: Muscat, Oman

Co-organizers: RCUWM-Tehran, UNESCO, MRMWR- Oman, Inter-Islamic Network for Water Resources Development and Management

Participating Countries/ Organizations: Bangladesh, Canada, Finland, Germany, India, Iran, Jordan, Kuwait, Oman, Pakistan, Syria, Turkey, UAE, and Yemen

Number of Participants: 63

Number of Female Participants: 3 (4%)


  • Flood management and information technology
  • Flood in Wadi and arid and semi-arid areas
  • Flash flood modeling methods and techniques
  • Urban flooding and risk management
  • Socio-economic and human health impacts of flash floods
  • Flash flood forecasting techniques
  • Flood management and mitigation options
  • Case studies