Former Inter-Agency Task Force on Disaster Reduction
Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction - Functions and responsibilities - Membership - Working groups - Discussion groups -Meeting records

 12th meeting
 22-24 November 2005
 11th meeting
 24-26 May 2005
 10th meeting
 7-8 October 2004
 9th meeting
 4-5 May 2004
 8th meeting
 5-6 November 2003
 7th meeting
 10-11 April 2003
 6th meeting
 24-25 October 2002
 5th meeting
 25-26 April 2002
 4th meeting
 15-16 November 2001
 3rd meeting
 3-4 May 2001
 2nd meeting
 10-11 October 2000
 1st meeting
 27-28 April 2000

4th meeting 15-16 November 2001

Summary record and conclusions

Geneva, 15-16 November 2001

Thursday 15 November

Morning session 9.30-12.30
(including 30 min. coffee break)
Internal Meeting of the Members of the Inter-Agency Task Force
Afternoon session 14.30-17.30
(including 30 min. coffee break)
1. Introductory statement by the Chair
2. Adoption of the Agenda

Briefing by the Director of the ISDR Secretariat

4. Reports from Task Force Working Groups

 Working Group 1: Climate and Disasters

 Working Group 2: Early Warning
(343Kb)  Working Group 3: Risk, Vulnerability and Impact Assessment
(343Kb)  Working Group 4: Wildland Fires

18.00 Reception
Restaurant des Délégués
(8th floor, main building)


Friday 16 November

Morning session 9.30-12.30
(including 30 min. coffee break)
5. Disaster reduction and sustainable development (in the context of the preparatory process for the World Summit on Sustainable Development, Johannesburg, September 2002)
Afternoon session 14.30-17.30
(including 30 min. coffee break)
6. Disaster reduction methodologies: space technology and disaster reduction (includes an expert presentation by the Chair of the Disaster Management Support Group of CEOS and a presentation on the ICSU/UNESCO initiative to develop a Geologic Hazards Theme under the Integrated Global Observing Strategy (IGOS)
7. Future work of the Task Force and support for Working Groups activities
8. Any other business

Date of the Fifth Meeting of the Task Force

Additional documents
Disaster Management Support Group (DMSG)
Advance Summary Report
for the period June to November 2001