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

Membership 2000 -2005

Chair (ex officio) Mr. Jan Egeland
Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs

Secretary (ex officio) Mr. Sálvano Briceño
Director, ISDR Secretariat

UN Agencies, Organizations and Programmes

Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
International Labour Organization (ILO)
International Telecommunication Union (ITU)
Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA),
United Nations Centre for Regional Development (UNCRD)
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR),
United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat)
United Nations University (UNU)
United Nations Volunteers (UNV)
World Bank (Hazard Risk Management)
World Food Programme (WFP)
World Health Organization (WHO)
World Meteorological Organization (WMO)


Regional Entities

African Union Commission (AU)
Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC)
Asian Disaster Reduction Center (ADRC)
Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) Interstate Council, represented by EMERCOM, Moscow, Federation of Russia
Council of Europe (CoE)
European Commission- Joint Research Centre (EC/JRC)
Ibero-American Association of Civil Defence and Civil Protection
New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) Secretariat/AU
Organization of American States-Inter-American Committee on Natural Disaster Reduction (OAS-IACNDR),
South Pacific Applied Geoscience Commission (SOPAC)


Civil Society Organizations

ActionAid International
Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters (CRED)
Earthquakes and Megacities Initiative (EMI)
Global Fire Monitoring Center (GFMC)
IGAD Climate Prediction & Applications Centre, Greater Horn of Africa (ICPAD),
International Council for Science (ICSU)
International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC)
Munich Re-insurance

For information on individual members representing the agencies, please contact the Secretariat.