International Strategy for Disaster Reduction
Latin America and the Caribbean   

Inter-Agency Task Force on Disaster Reduction
Functions and responsibilities - Membership


Membership

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 Organisation (FAO), Rome, Italy
http://www.fao.org/
  International Telecomunications Union (ITU)
http://www.itu.int/
  United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Geneva, Switzerland
http://www.undp.org/bcpr/
  United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), Geneva, Switzerland
http://www.unitar.org/
  United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Nairobi, Kenya
http://www.unep.org/
  United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Paris, France
http://www.unesco.org/
  United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT), Nairobi, Kenya
http://www.unhabitat.org/
  World Food Programme (WFP), Geneva, Switzerland
http://www.wfp.org/
  World Health Organisation (WHO)
http://www.who.org/
 

World Meteorological Organization (WMO), Geneva, Switzerland
http://www.wmo.ch/

 

The World Bank, Washington, D.C., USA
http://www.worldbank.org

  United Nations University, Tokyo
http://www.unu.edu/
  United Nations Centre for Regional Development (UNCRD)
http://www.uncrd.or.jp

 

Regional Entities

  African Union (AU, former OAU), Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
http://www.africa-union.org/
 

Asian Disaster Preparedness Centre (ADPC), Pathumthani, Thailand
http://www.adpc.net/

 

Asian Disaster Reduction Center, (ADRC), Kobe, Japan
http://www.adrc.or.jp/

  Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) Interstate Council (Represented by EMERCOM, Moscow, Russia)
http://emercom.on.ufanet.ru/
 

Council of Europe (COE)
http://www.coe.fr/

  European Commission Directorate General - Joint Research Centre (EC/ DG-JRC), Italy
http://www.jrc.cec.eu.int/
  Ibero-American Association of Civil Defence and Civil Protection
  Inter-American Committee on Natural Disaster Reduction, Organization of American States (OAS), Washington, D.C., USA,
http://www.oas.org/
  New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD) Secretariat, Johannesburg, South Africa
http://www.nepad.org/
  South Pacific Applied Geoscience Commission (SOPAC), Suva, Fiji
http://www.sopac.org.fj/

 

Civil Society Organizations

  Drought Monitoring Centre (DMC), Nairobi, Kenya
http://www.lion.meteo.go.ke/dmc
  Global Fire Monitoring Center (GFMC), Freiburg, Germany
http://www.fire.uni-freiburg.de/
  International Council for Science (ICSU), Paris, France
http://www.icsu.org/
  International Federation of the Red Cross (IFRC), Geneva, Switzerland
http://www.ifrc.org/
 

Munich Re., Munich, Germany
http://www.munichre.com/index.html

  CRED, University of Louvain, Belgium
http://www.cred.be

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


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