[Annual Report] ADRC Annual Report 2016 NEW!
NEW!The Asian Conference on Disaster Reduction (ACDR) 2017 was successfully held in Azerbaijan on 2-3 October 2017.NEW!
The report of ADRC study visit to the affected areas by Kumamoto Earthquakes（ is made accessible.）
NEW! ADRC tsunami DRR workshops (were held in Krabi,Thailand and in Lima,Peru)
News from ADRC
Prof. Hamada, ADRC Chairman, received the Cabinet Office Disaster Prevention Achievement Award for the Year 2014 from the Prime Minister.(PDF, Japanese version only)
The Latest Disaster Information
The powerful 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck at 23:50 (15:50 GMT) on 6 February 2018 about 20km (12 miles) off the east coast of Taiwan.
Heavy rain from 20 January caused flooding in the city of Presidencia Roque Saenz Pena in the province of Chaco, Argentina and total 45,000 people have been affected.
Mayon Volcano in Albay Province generated a phreatic eruption (steam-driven) that propelled a grayish steam and ash plume approximately 2500 m high that was drifted to the southwest. Based on seismic records the activity started around 4:21 PM of January 13, 2018 and lasted approximately 1 hour and 47 minutes.
Tropical Storm Tembin (local name: Vinta) made landfall and triggered mudslides and flash floods in the southern Philippines from 22 toh 23 December 2017. More than 100 people were killed and dozens are missing.
Tropical storm Urduja(KAI-TAK) developed on 12 December 2017, made landfall in San Policarpio, Eastern Samar on 16 December 2017. Urduja has caused massive flooding and landslides in the central Philippines and 158,700 persons are affected.