[Annual Report] ADRC Annual Report 2016 NEW!
The Asian Conference on Disaster Reduction (ACDR) 2017 was successfully held in Azerbaijan on 2-3 October 2017.NEW!
Summary of the ADRC Tsunami DRR workshops (Krabi,Thailand and 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
More than 110 killed by high-intensity dust storms in India
In South Siberia and in the southern part of European Russia, as a result of rapid snow thaw and runoff of meltwater into riverbeds, water levels rose significantly from late March 2018 onwards. More than 10,000 people were affected.
A huge earthquake of magnitude 7.5 severely hit Hela and Southern Highlands of Papua New Guinea killing about 100 people at 3:44 a.m. (local time) on 26 February 2018.
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.