The eleventh session of the Inter-Agency Task Force on Disaster Reduction, IATF/DR-11, 24-26 May 2005, reviewed and approved workdoc7 in its present format as a main tool for follow-up actions supporting the implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action 2005-2015: Building the Resilience of Nations and Communities to Disasters.
This document, Strategic Directions, outlines a number of initiatives foreseen by the IATF/DR, its members and the ISDR secretariat to support the process of integrating disaster risk reduction in the context of the Hyogo Framework for Action 2005-2015: Building the Resilience of Nations and Communities to Disasters to the priorities and actions of a broad range of actors, particularly at the national level. It also outlines the role of the ISDR system.
The ISDR system refers to the Inter-Agency Task Force on Disaster Reduction (IATF/DR), the ISDR secretariat, in addition to national platforms, thematic platforms and networks, disaster reduction experts and regional constituencies and programmes (sometimes referred to as "ISDR regional platforms"). More details are provided in paragraph 27.