9th Meeting of the RIMES Council
23-24 August 2017
Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea

Members of the RIMES Council meet regularly to take stock of early warning system development in RIMES Member and Collaborating States, identify gaps, prioritize needs, and update on RIMES efforts in assisting to fill gaps and meet priority needs. The meeting also takes up administrative issues concerning RIMES. The Council has met eight times since its first meeting on 30 April 2009.

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Day 1: 23 August 2017, Wednesday
08:30-09:00 Registration
09:00-10:00 Opening Session
Welcome Remarks
Mr. Ali Shareef
Deputy Director General, Maldives Meteorological Service
Focal Point for RIMES Secretariat
Opening Remarks
Mr. John Arumba
Director, Geohazards Management Division
Department of Mineral Policy and Geohazards Management
Papua New Guinea
Special Remarks
Mr. Samuel Maiha
Director
National Meteorological Service
Papua New Guinea
Inaugural Address
Dr. Madhavan Nair Rajeevan
Secretary, Ministry of Earth Sciences
Government of India
Chair, RIMES Council
Participant Introductions
Review of Agenda
Dr. Madhavan Nair Rajeevan
Secretary, Ministry of Earth Sciences, Government of India
Chair, RIMES Council
10:00-10:30 Group Photo and Coffee/Tea Break
10:30-14:15 Agenda 1: Building National Multi-Hazard Early Warning Systems
10:30-10:45 National multi-disciplinary, multi-hazard early warning system: the Papua New Guinea model
(Rationale, institutional architecture, establishment process, capacity building, challenges, way forward)


Mr. John Arumba
Director, Geohazards Management Division
Department of Mineral Policy and Geohazards Management
Papua New Guinea
10:45-11:05 Capacity building of national multi-hazard early warning systems


(Current range of weather and climate products and their integration for decision support)


Mr. Itesh Dash
Team Leader, Systems Research and Development
RIMES Program Unit
11:05-11:25


(Flood forecasting, reservoir management, agro-advisory, public health)


Dr. Anshul Agarwal
Hydrologist, RIMES Program Unit
11:25-11:45


(EWS audit and need assessment, technical assistance to link communities to local, sub-national, and national systems, training and exercises, local level provider-user dialogues/ EWS audit, challenges, way forward)


Ms. Ruby Rose Policarpio
Institutional Development Specialist, RIMES Program Unit
11:45-12:05
d) Decision-support systems for managing ocean risks/ opportunities and earthquake impacts


(Ocean state forecasting and advisories, tsunami potential loss estimation, rapid earthquake potential damage estimation)


Dr. Balakrishnan Nair T.M.
Scientist F and Head, Information Services and Ocean Sciences Group
Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services
Ms. J Elaine Layug Naparat
Acting Team Leader, Earthquake, Tsunami, and Ocean Services
RIMES Program Unit
12:05-13:00 Lunch Break
13:00-13:15 Delivery of RIMES services through sub-regional hubs
Mr. A.R. Subbiah
Director, RIMES Program Unit
13:15-13:30 Creation of the Papua New Guinea RIMES Sub-Regional Hub for the Pacific
(Evolution and status of establishment)


Mr. John Arumba
Director, Geohazards Management Division
Department of Mineral Policy and Geohazards Management
Papua New Guinea
13:30-13:45 Overview of future activities at Papua New Guinea RIMES Sub-Regional Hub
Mr. Jimmy Gomoga
Assistant Director
National Weather Service
Papua New Guinea
13:45-14:15 Discussions
14:15-17:00 Agenda 2: Country Experiences and Feedback
14:15-14:35 Generation and dissemination of agro-advisories that are based on multi-timescale forecasts: Myanmar experience
(Development, engagement with users, testing, upscaling in terms of coverage and services, operationalization, challenges, way forward)


Dr. Kyaw Moe Oo
Acting Director General
Department of Meteorology and Hydrology, Myanmar
14:35-14:55 Basin-based flood forecasting and warning: Nepal experience
(Development, testing, engagement with users, operationalization, challenges, way forward)


Dr. Rishi Ram Sharma
Director General
Department of Hydrology and Meteorology, Nepal
14:55-15:15 Coffee/Tea Break
15:15-15:35 Sri Lanka program
(RIMES capacity building services for Sri Lanka)


Mr. K.H.M.S. Premalal
Director General
Department of Meteorology, Sri Lanka
15:35-15:55 Reservoir operation and management: Sri Lanka experience
(Application of seasonal forecast, development of reservoir inflow forecast system)


Mr. D.A. Jayasinghe Arachchi
Director
Department of Meteorology, Sri Lanka
15:55-16:15 Ocean state forecasts and advisories: Seychelles experience
(Customization process, products, engagement with users, real-time monitoring system, user feedback)


Mr. Vincent Josee Amelie
Chief Executive Officer
Seychelles Meteorological Authority, Seychelles
16:15-16:35 Earthquake monitoring system: Bhutan and RIMES collaboration
Mr. Phuntsho Tobgay
Director General
Department of Geology and Mines, Bhutan
16:35-17:00 Discussions
17:00 End of Day 1

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Day 2: 24 August 2017, Thursday
09:00-14:15 Agenda 3: Country Statements
09:00-10:30 Building national multi-hazard early warning systems in RIMES Member and Collaborating States
(Reading of country statements (5 minutes maximum) on capacity gaps, capacity building support required from RIMES; written text to be handed over to Meeting Secretariat by end of the session; no power point presentations please)

o    Afghanistan
o    Bangladesh
o    Bhutan
o    Comoros
o    Cook Islands
o    Djibouti
o    Eritrea
o    Federal States of Micronesia
o    Fiji
o    Kazakhstan
o    Kenya
o    Kyrgyz Republic
o    Lao PDR
o    Madagascar
o    Malawi
10:30-10:45 Coffee/Tea Break
09:00-10:30 Building national multi-hazard early warning systems in RIMES Member and Collaborating States
(Reading of country statements (5 minutes maximum) on capacity gaps, capacity building support required from RIMES; written text to be handed over to Meeting Secretariat by end of the session; no power point presentations please)

o    Maldives
o    Marshall Islands
o    Mauritius
o    Mongolia
o    Mozambique
o    Myanmar
o    Nepal
o    Philippines
o    Samoa
o    Seychelles
o    Solomon Islands
o    Somalia
12:00-13:00 Lunch Break
09:00-10:30 Building national multi-hazard early warning systems in RIMES Member and Collaborating States
(Reading of country statements (5 minutes maximum) on capacity gaps, capacity building support required from RIMES; written text to be handed over to Meeting Secretariat by end of the session; no power point presentations please)

o    Sri Lanka
o    Sudan
o    Tajikistan
o    Tanzania
o    Thailand
o    Timor-Leste
o    Tonga
o    Uzbekistan
o    Vanuatu
o    Vietnam
o    Yemen
14:15-15:15 Agenda 4: Decentralization of RIMES services through sub-regional hubs
14:15-14:30 Establishing RIMES sub-regional hubs in other regions: Opportunities for replication of PNG experience
Mr. A.R. Subbiah
Director, RIMES Program Unit
14:30-15:00 Statements from development partners
(Reading of statements (5 minutes maximum); no power point presentations please)


o    ESCAP
o    WMO
o    UNDP-PNG
o    SOPAC
o    SPREP
o    BOM
o    NIWA
15:00-15:15 Coffee/Tea Break
15:15-16:00 Concluding Session
Recommendations of the 9th Meeting of the RIMES Council
Moderator: Dr. Madhavan Nair Rajeevan
Secretary, Ministry of Earth Sciences, Government of India
Chair, RIMES Council
Remarks
Member States
Vote of Thanks
Mr. Ali Shareef
Deputy Director General, Maldives Meteorological Service
Focal Point for RIMES Secretariat
Closing Remarks
Dr. Madhavan Nair Rajeevan
Secretary, Ministry of Earth Sciences, Government of India
Chair, RIMES Council
Country/ Focal Point/ Address Country/ Focal Point/ Address
Member States
1. Comoros
Ministry of Transports, Post and
Telecommunications, Technologies of the Information and Communication
BP 744, Moroni Itsabouni,
Rue de France
Union Des Comores
Hon. Soulaimana Kaambi
Deputy Minister
Tel: +269 773 4241
Fax: +269 773 4241
Email: s.attoumani@yahoo.fr
Mr. Djamal Ali Mbaraka
Head Cabinet of the Vice President
Tel: 00 (269) 773 42 41/ 332 00 04
Email: djamalimbaraka@yahoo.fr
2. India
Ministry of Science and Technology and Earth Science
Government of India
209 Anusandhan Bhawan, 2 Rafi Marg
New Delhi 110003
Hon. Mr. SH. Y.S. Chowdary
Hon. Union Minister
Tel: +91 11 2331 6766
Fax: +91 1 2331 6745
Dr. Madhavan Nair Rajeevan
Secretary, Ministry of Earth Sciences
and Chair, RIMES Council
Tel: +91 2462 9771
Fax: +91 2462 9777
Email: secretary@moes.gov.in
Dr. K.J. Ramesh
Director General
India Meteorological Department (IMD)
Email: kjramesh2607@gmail.com
Dr. Balakrishnan Nair T.M.
Scientist-F & Head of Ocean Science & Informaiton Service Group (ISG)
Indian National Centre for Ocean (INCOIS)
Tel: +91 40 23895007
Fax: +91 40 2389 5001
Email: bala@incois.gov.in
3. Lao PDR
Department of Meteorology and Hydrology
Barn Akard Avenue, Souphanouvong,
Sikottabong Dist
Vientiane
Lao PDR
Mr. Khanmany Khounphonh
Director General PR with WMO
Tel: +856 21 215010
Fax: +856 21 223446
Email: k.khanmany@gmail.com
4. Madagascar
Minister of Transport and Meteorology
Rue, Jule Ranaivo Anosy,
Antananarivo 101
Madagascar
Mrs. Marie-Louise Rakotondrafara
Director Genera
Madagascar Meteorology Department
Logt 174 Cite Mandroseza,
Antananarivo 101
Madagascar
Tel: + 261 34 05 582 44
Email: mlrakoto@gmail.com,
dgmeteo@mttm.gov.mg
Ms. Andry Arivelo Tatiana
Director of Research and Development Hydrological
General Direction of Meteorology
P.O.Box 1254
Antananarivo 101
Email: tatiana.arivelo@yahoo.com
drdhmeteo@mtm.gov.mg
5. Maldives
Ministry of Environment and Energy
Ameenee Magu, Maafannu
Mahe, 20392
Maldives
Hon. Mr. Abdullahi Majeed
State Minister
Tel: +960 301 8403, +960 301 8300
Fax: +960 301 8301
Email: abdullahi.majeed@environment.gov.mv
Mr. Ali Shareef
Deputy Director General Meteorology
Maldives Meteorological Service
Hulhule,Postal Code –22000
Maldives
Tel: +960 332 3084
Fax: +960 334 1797
Email: shareef@meteorology.gov.mv
alisharyf@gmail.com
6. Mongolia
Ministry of Nature, Environment and Torism of Mongolia (MNET)
Government Building-2,
United Nations Street 5/2
Chingeltei district
Ulaanbaatar, 15160
Mongolia
Mr. Nyamdavaa Gendenjav
Director General
Department of Environment and Natural Resources Management
Tel: +976 11 320114
Fax: +976 11 326611
Email: nyamdavaa@mne.gov.mn
Mr. Batbayar Jadamba
Director of Environment Division
National Agency for Meteorology and Environment Monitoring of Mongolia (NAMEM)
Juulchni Street-5, Ulaanbaatar -46, Mongolia
Tel: +976 11 266148
Fax: +976 11 326611
Email: info@namem.gov.mn
batbayar@namem.gov.mn, bt.bayar@yahoo.com
Mr. Erdenebat Eldevochir
Senior Officer in Charge of Internaitonal Cooperation
Tel: +976 11 326611
Fax: +976 11 326592
Email: erdenebat@namem.gov.mn
7. Myanmar
Department of Meteorology and Hydrology (DMH)
Ministry of Transport and Communications
No.5 Office
Nay Pyi Taw
Myanmar
Mr. Kyaw Moe Oo
Deputy Director General
Tel: +95 67 411422
Fax: +95 67411 449
Email: kyawmoeoo39@gmail.com
8. Papua New Guinea
Department of Mineral Policy and Geoharzards Management (DMPGM),
Newtown Elanese Street
Konedobu 125,
Port Moresby,
Papua New Guinea
Mr. Harry Kore
Secretary
Email: harry_kore@mineral.gov.pg
Mr. John Arumba
Director
Geohazards Management Division
Tel: +675 321 5888
Fax: +675 321 5893
Email: john_arumba@mineral.gov.pg
Dr. Chris McKee
a/Director – GMD
Tel: +675 321 4500
Email: chris_Mckee@mineral.gov.pg
Mr. Mathew Moihoi
a/assist Director
PMGO
Mr. Felix Taranu
Principal Engineering Geophysicists
Ms. Deslone
Seismologist
Mr. Christopher Bazzy
Snr Engineering Geologist
Ms. Norma Kulunga
Engineering Geologis
Mr. Kila Mulina
Principal Volcanological
Mr. Milkhail Harry
Snr geophysicist
Mr. Mikhail Sindang
Snr Volcanological
National Disaster Center
Mr. Kaigabu Kananaya
Assistant Director
Department of Mining & Engergy , ABG
Mr. Shadrach Himata
Secretary
Department of Transport, Work and Civil Aviation
National Meteorological Service (NMS)
P.O. Box 1240,
Boroko111,
Port Moresby
Papua New Guinea
Mr. Samuel Maiha
Director PR with WMO
Tel: +675 311 2385/ 324 4587
Email: smaiha@pngmet.gov.pg
samuelmaiha25@gmail.com
Mr. Jimmy Gomoga
Assistant Director (NWS)
Email: jgomoga@gmail.com
Mr Kasis Inape
Assistant Director
National Weather Services
9. Philippines
Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA)
Science Garden Complex, Agham Rd.
Diliman
Quezon City 1100
Philippines
Dr. Vicente Malano
Administrator CEO and PR with WMO
Tel: +632 929 4865
Fax: +632 929 4865
Email: vmalano@pagasa.dost.gov.ph
vmalano58@yahoo.com
10. Seychelles
Ministry of Environment, Energy and Climate Change
Botanical Garden, Mt. Fleuri
P.O. Box 445
Victoria, Mahe
Seychelles
Mr. Vincent Josee Amelie
Chief Executive Officer
Seychelles Meteorological Authority
Seychelles International Airport
Victoria, Mahe
Seychelles Tel: +248 438 4352
Fax: +248 438 4369
Email: v.amelie@meteo.gov.sc
10. Sri Lanka
Ministry of Disaster Management
Vidya Mawatha
Colombo 07
Sri Lanka
Hon. Anura Priyadharshana Yapa Yapa Appuhmillage
Minister
Tel: +248 4381 202
Fax: +248 4381 207
Email: dg@meteo.gov.lk, lalithch@hotmail.com
Mr. K.H.M.S. Premalal
Director General and PR with WMO
Department of Meteorology
Ministry of Disaster Management
Tel: +94 11 2694104
Fax: +94 11 2698311
Email: spremalal@yahoo.com
Mr. D.A. Jayasinghe Arachchi
Director
Tel: +94 11 22665088
Fax: +94 11 2698311, +94 11 2665088
Email: dananda52@hotmail.com
11. Timor-Leste
Department of Information and Technology
Ministry of Public Works, Transport and Communications (MTC)
Telecommunication Building
Rua Avenida Bispo de Madeiros
No. 8 Mercado Lama, Dili
 
Mr. Nicolao Santos Celestino
Director
Tel: +670 333 9330
Fax: +670 333 9350
Email: nicolau.celestino@nic.tl,
nicolau.celestino@outlook.com
Collaborating States
12. Australia
Environment and Research Division/ Climate Liaison Section
NSW Regional Office
Bureau of Meteorology
P.O. Box 413, Darlinghurst
NSW 1300, Level15,
300 Elizabeth St., Surry Hills 2010
Ms. Agata Imielska
Senior Climatologist
Tel: +61 02 9096 1525
Fax: +670 333 1092
Email: agata.imieiska@bom.gov.au
13. Afghanistan
Afghanistan Civil Aviation Authority (ACAA)
Ansari Watt, Kabul
Afghanistan
Dr. Mohammad Qasim Wafayezada
Deputy Director General on Plan and Policy
Tel: +93 202312824
Email: warasy@gmail.com,
wafayezada@acaa.gov.af
14. Bhutan
Department of Geology and Mines,
Ministry of Economic Affairs
Royal Government of Bhutan
Post Box Number :173,
Thimphu, Bhutan
Mr. Phuntsho Tobgay
Director General
Tel: +975 2 322 879
Fax: +975 2 323 013
Email: ptobgay@moea.gov.bt
15. Djibouti
National Meteorological Agency (ANM)
Djibouti, Rep. de Djibouti, Direction ANM, Sis Ambouli,
Aeroport Int. de Djibouti Bp:204
Mr. Abdourahman Youssouf Nour
Deputy Director
Tel: + 253 21343150, +253 213430500
Fax: +253 21341067, +25321340723
Email abdou_kouka@yahoo.fr, mtodji@intnet.dj
Mr. Omer Gouled Allaleh
Senior Meteorologist,
Tel: + 253 21343150, +253 213430500
Fax: +253 21341067, +25321340723
Email oallaleh@yahoo.fr, omeralleh@gmail.com
16. Eritrea
Ministry of Agriculture
P.O. Box 1048
Sawa Street
The State of Eritrea
Mr. Bereket Tsehaye
Head of Agricultural Policy and Strategy Unit
Tel: + 291 1 181326
Fax: +291 1 181759
Email: beretsehaye@gmail.com
UNDP
HDAY Street Asmara
Eritrea
Mr. Mahmudul Islam
Resilience Specialist
Tel: + 291 1 15111666 Ext 320
Fax: +291 1 151081
Email: mahmudul.islam@undp.org
17. Fiji
Fiji Meteorology Service
Korowai Road, Namaka,
Private Mail Bag NAP0351
Nadi Airport
Fiji
Mr. Bipen Prakash
Senior Scientific Officer (Climatology)
Tel: + 696 6 724888
Email: bipen.prakash@met.gov.fj
18. Kazakhstan
Kazhydromet
Ministry of Energy of the Republic of Kazakhstan Republican State Enterprise
Astana 010000
Myangilik Yel 11/1
Kazakhstan
Mr. Serik Biyahmetovich Sairov
Deputy Director-General
Tel: +7 7172 798 378
Fax: +7 7172 798 344
Email: rse.kazhydromet@gmail.com
kynatov_m@kazhydromet.kz
19. Kenya
Kenya Meteorological Department
Dagoretti Corner, Ngong Road
P.O. Box 30259
Nairobi 00100
Kenya
Mr. Peter George Ambenje
Director and PR with WMO
Tel: +254 20 3876957
Fax: +254 20 3876955
Email: ambenje@meteo.go.ke
pambenje@yahoo.co.uk
20. Malawi
Department of Climate Change & Meteorological Service
P.O. Box 1808 MWI
Blantyre
Malawi
Mr. Jolamu Lebiamu Nkhokwe
Director and PR with WMO
Tel: +265 182 2014
Fax: +265 692 329
Email: jnkhokwe@metmalawi.com,
j.nkhokwe@yahoo.com
21. Mauritius
Kan Lee Tower,
Cnr Barracks&St George Streets, Port-Louis
Mauritius
Mrs. Sarvedi Samynaden
Deputy Permanent Secretary
Tel: +230 203 6200, +230 208 0297
Email: ssamynaden@govmu.org
Mauritius Meteorological Services
St Paul Road,
Vacoas
Republic of Mauritius
Mr. Premchand Goolaup
Deputy Director
Tel: +230 686 1031
Fax: +230 686 1033
Email: prem.goolaup@gmail.com
meteo@intnet.mu
22. Mozambique
National Institute of Meteorology
Rua de Mukumbura 164
Caixa Postal 256
Maputo
Mozambique
Dr. Aderito Celso Felix Aramuge
National Director for Observation and Network
Tel: +258 825816940, +258847260372
Fax: +258 21491150
Email: acelso73@yahoo.com
Ms. Claire Jacqueline Sendela
National Director of Weather Forecast
Tel: +258 2149 0140/1150
Fax: +258 2149 1150
Email: jackie1mz@gmail.com
23. Nepal
Department of Hydrology and Meteorology
Ministry of Environment
Science and Technology
P.O. Box: 406
Nagpokhari, Naxal
Kathmandu
Nepal
Dr. Rishi Ram Sharma
Director General and PR with WMO
Tel: +977 14432409
Fax: +977 14229919
Email: dg@dhm.gov.np
rishishram@yahoo.com
24. Samoa
Samoa National Meteorological Service
P.O. Box 3020 Apia
Samoa
Mr. Mulipola Ausetalia Titimaea
Director
Samoa Meteorological Division
Tel: +685 20855
Email: tile.tofaeono@mnre.gov.ws
26. Somalia
Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation
Hawa-Tako Road, Warta Nabadda District
Mogadishu
Somalia
Mr. Abdullahi Hassan Hussein
Director of Meteorology and Food Security
Email: cabdallaxasan@gmail.com
27. Solomon Islands
Solomon Islands Meteorological Service
P.O. Box 21
Honiara
Solomon Island
Mr. Lloyd Tahini
Acting Director
Email: l.tahani@met.gov.sb
28. Sudan
Sudan Meteorological Authority
P.O. Box 574, Air Port Streer
Khartoum
Sudan
Dr. Ahmed Mohamed Abdelkarim
Director General and PR with WMO
Tel: +249 183 778837
Fax: +249 183 771693
Email: info@ersad.gov.sd
ahmed.akarim2010@gmail.com
29. Tajikistan
Agency of Hydrometeorology
Committee on Environmental Protection under the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan
5/1 Shamsi Street, 734003
Dushanbe
Tajikistan
Ms. Baydulloeva Dzhamila Akbarkhonovna
Head of Hydro Meteorological Center
Tel: +992 37 236 2561
Fax: + 992 372215522
Email: hydrometcenter@gmail.com
Ms. Saidjamolova Parvina
Deputy Head of Hydro Meteorological Center
Tel: +992 37 236 2561
Fax: + 992 372215522
30. Tanzania
Tanzania Meteorological Agency
P.O. Box 3056
Dar es Salaam
Tanzania
Mr. Samwel Ibrahim Mbuya
Manager Central Forecasting Officer
Tel: + 255 22 2460706 ext 204
Fax: + 255 22 2460735
Email: samwel.mbuya@meteo.go.tz
31. Thailand
National Disaster Warning Center
Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation
Ministry of Interior
3/12 U-Thong Nok Rd.,
Dusit, Bangkok
Thailand
RADM. Thaworn Charoendee
Senior Specialist
Tel: +66 23990882 ext 105
Fax: +66 2417479
Email: thavorn_c@hotmail.com
Royal Irrigation Department
811 Samsen Road,
Dusit, Bangkok
Thailand
Ms. Supinda Wattanakarn
Chief Hydrological
Information and Forecast Bureau
Tel: +66 241 0371
Fax: +66 241 3026
Email: water_rid@hotmail.com
32. Tonga
Tonga Meteorological Services
P.O. Box 1380
Nuku’alofa
Tonga
Mr. Ofa Faanunu
Director
Tel: +676 3535, +676 35008
Fax: +676 35123
Email: ofaf@met.gov.to
33. Tuvalu
Tuvalu Meteorological Service
Ministry of Communication and Transport
Vaiaku, Funafuti
Tuvalu
Mr. Tauala Katea
Chief Meteorological Officer
Email: niko.iona@gmail.com
34. Uzbekistan
Uzhydromet
72, 1st Bodomzor Yuli Street
Tashkent 100052
Republic of Uzbekistan
Hon. Mr. Sergey Myagkov
Deputy Director
Tel: +998 71 2358329
Fax: +998 71 2343845
Email: sergik1961@yahoo.com, uzhymet@meteo.uz
Ms. Natalya Shulgina
Chief of International Cooperation Department
Tel: +998 71 2359140
Fax: +998 71 2343845
Email: shulginata@yahoo.com
uzhymet@meteo.uz
35.Vanuatu
Meteorology & Geo-Hazards Department
Private Mail Bag 9054
Lini Highway
Port Villa
Vanuatu
Mr. Fred Yakeniau
Manager
Weather Forecasting & Services Division
Email: fjockley@meteo.gov.vu
Website: www.meteo.gov.vu
36.Vietnam
Science-Technology and International Cooperation Department
National Hydro-Meteorological Service (NHMS) of Viet Nam
Dang Thai Than Street
Ha Noi, Viet Nam
Dr. Dinh Thai Hung
Director
Tel: +84 4 3267 3199
Email: dinhthaihuwng2012@gmail.com
37. Yemen
Civil Aviation and Meteorology Authority (CAMA/YMS)
P.O.BOX: 7145
Sana’a, Yemen
Mr. Mohammed Saeed Hamid AlZuraiqi
Assistant Deputy Chairman for Meteorology,
PR of Yemen with WMO
Tel: + 967 01 419771
Fax: + 967 01 419770
Email: hamid77737@gmail.com
Mr. Shakeeb Kassem Mohammed Al-Tayeb
Consultant CAMA Chairman
 
Other Organization
1. AHC
Australian High Commissioner to PNG
Godwit Road,
Waigani,
National Capital District
Papua New Guinea
Mr. Darian Clark
First Secretary
Australian High Commission, Port Moresby
Godwit Road, Waigani, NCD
Port Moresby, PAPUA NEW GUINEA
Phone +675 7090 0338
2. Japan Embassy
Ambassador of Japan to PNG
1st & 2nd Floor, Cuthbertson House, Cuthbertson St.
Ms. Carol Lida SASA
Economic Assistant
Telephone: +675-321-1800, +675-321-1483,
+675-321-1305
Fax: +675-321-4868
3. UNDP
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) UN House, Level 1, Deloitte Tower
Port Moresby, NCD
Papua New Guinea
Mr. Khusrav Sharifov
Technical Specialist (DRM)
Tel: +675 321 2877
Email: khusrav.sharifov@undp.org
4. Geosciences Australian
Geoscience Australian
GPO Box 378
Canbarra, ACT 2601
Australia
Mr. Martyn Hazelwood
PNG Project Lead
Regional Development Section/Community Safety
Tel: +61 2 6249 9521
M: +61 0 466 316 960
Email: martyn.Hazelwood@ga.gov.au
5. WMO
World Meteorological Organization (WMO)
7 bis, avenue de la Paix-Case postalr 2300
CH 1211 Geneve 2
Switzerland
Dr. Ronald David Grimes
President
Email: david.grimes@canada.ca
Dr. Chung Kyu Park
Director
Regional Office for Asia and South-West Pacific, Development and Regional Activities Department
6. NIWA
National Institute and Atmospheric Research (NIWA)
41 Market Place
Viaduct Harbour
Auckland Central 1010
Private Bag 99940, Newmarket
Auckland 1149
New Zealand
Dr. Douglas Ramsay
Director, Pacific Rim
Silver Dale Road, Hillcrest, Hamilton
Tel: +0800 746 464
Email: doug.Ramsay@niwa.co.nz
7. SPREP
Secretariat of the Pacific Environment Program (SPREP)
P.O. Box 240
Apia, Samoa
Mr. Sunny Seuseu
Climate Prediction Service Coordinator
Tel: +685 21929
Fax: +685 20231
Email: sunnys@sprep.org
 
RIMES
Regional Integrated Multi-Hazards Early Warning System (RIMES)
2nd Floor Outreach Building
58 Moo 9 Asian Institute of Technology
Klong Nung, Klong Luang
Pathumthani 12120
Thailand
Mr. Arjunapermal Subbiah
Director
Tel: +662 516 5900-1
Fax: +662 516 5902
Email: subbiah@rimes.int
Ms. Lolita Bildan
Chief, Program Management
Tel: +662 516 5900-1
Fax: +662 516 5902
Email: lolita@rimes.int
Dr. Govindarajalu Srinivasan
Chief Scientist, Climate Application
Tel: +662 516 5900-1
Fax: +662 516 5902
Email: srini@rimes.int
Ms. Dusadee Padungkul Moya
Human Resource and Administration Manager
Tel: +662 516 5900-1
Fax: +662 516 5902
Email: dusadee@rimes.int
Mr. Itesh Dash
Team Leader-System Research and Development
Tel: +662 516 5900-1
Fax: +662 516 5902
Email: itesh@rimes.int
Ms. Ruby Rose Policarpio
Institutional Development Specialist
Tel: +662 516 5900-1
Fax: +662 516 5902
Email: ruby@rimes.int
Ms. J Elaine Layug Naparat
Technical Specialist-Remote Sensing GIS and Topographic Survey
Tel: +662 516 5900-1
Fax: +662 516 5902
Email: j.elaine@rimes.int
Dr. Anshul Agarwal
Hydrologist
Tel: +662 516 5900-1
Fax: +662 516 5902
Email: anshul@rimes.int
Dr. Jothiganesh Shanmugasundaram
Program Manager
Risk Assessment and Geo-Spatial Data Management System
Tel: +662 516 5900-1
Fax: +662 516 5902
Email: jothiganesh@rimes.int
 
Local Participants
RIMES Organizing Committee
Mr John Arumba – Acting Deputy Sec/Chairman
Mr Jimmy Gomoga – Deputy Chairman
Mrs Elizabeth Aipe Michael – Secretary/Admin
Mr Martin Siliken – Finance/Admin
Mr George Kauli – Protocol
Ms Judy Daniel – Protocol
Mr Mathew Moihoi – Protocol/Admin
Mr Renagi Ravu – Coordinator (Hub)
Mr Robert Gola – Coordinator (Hub)
Mrs Ikanau Pohu Aumi – Logistic/Admin
Support Staff
Ms Miriam Dapal
Mr Daniel Gele
Mr Martin Doug
Department of Mineral Policy &
Geohazards Management
Mr. Christopher Bazzy – Senior Engineer. Geologist
Mr. Kala Vagi, Senior Technical Officer
Mr. Winterford Eko – Ag Dir, MPLD
Mr. Seymour Pok – Senior Policy Officer
Ms. Melinda Kera – Principle Legal Advisor
Mr. Ravenhill Bigilale – Ag Dir, CSD
Mr. Kessie Kimbek – Ag AD HRM
Mr. Anslem Mulungu – CIA
Department of Transport
Mr. Tau Gabi - Assistant Director –Facilities Obs
Mr. Kevin Luana - Deputy Secretary - Tech Services
Mr. Robert Thompson – Technical Officer