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HKV wins WACA call for innovation

HKV wins WACA call for innovation

Wednesday November 18th 2020 HKV and IHE Delft won the WACA call for innovation. The innovation WAC-App (link) was awarded with the first price of $30.000,-. The call for innovation was organized by the West Africa Coastal Areas Management Program (WACA-program). The interactive WAC-app allows policymakers, technical specialists and other stakeholders to analyze, optimize and communicate coastal intervention and their long-term morphological consequences. Read more


Join our panel discussion at Understanding Risk Global Forum

Join our panel discussion at Understanding Risk Global Forum

Flash floods in cities in Africa are a real problem. HKV is working to reduce the risk of urban flash floods by among others Early Warning Systems. Early warning starts with knowing where and when it rained, rains and will rain. Crucial information, but often hard to get, when meteo-stations are scarce. Read more


Training in the use of satellite images for water management issues for officials in Myanmar

Training in the use of satellite images for water management issues for officials in Myanmar

HKV has received approval of Nuffic to conduct the training ‘Multi-level capacity building on river morphology and flood risk using state-of-the-art open satellite data and processing tools' in Myanmar. This training is a follow-up of previous trainings at Yangon Technological University for several universities and government entities held in 2018 and 2019 and the Dutch Risk Reduction-mission of September 2019.  Read more