Asian Disaster Reduction Center(ADRC)

We are promoting multilateral network building for improving disaster risk reduction (DRR) capacity including enhancement of DRR-related personnel exchanges in Asia

What’s New

ADRC Highlight vol.315 [English]
ADRC Highlight vol.309 [Russian]
The Report of 20-Year History of ADRC was published for commemorating the 20th Anniversary of ADRC.

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[Annual Report] ADRC Annual Report 2017

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The Asian Conference on Disaster Reduction (ACDR) 2018 was successfully held in Awaji Island, Hyogo, Japan on 30 October - 1 November 2018.

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The design of main contents of the ADRC homepage was renewed as mobile devises user friendly website. More pages will be renewed in the fiscal year 2019.

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The Thoughts of ADRC

ADRC was founded in 1998 in Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture.
The mission is to enhance disaster resilience of its member countries, to create safe communities where people can live with peace of mind, and to create a society that enables sustainable development.
For the purpose, the ADRC is promoting the establishment of multilateral networks through personnel exchanges and a variety of other programs for disaster risk reduction in Asia.

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Member Countries DRR Information

Country reports which compiled DRR information and other relevant information of member countries are available.

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ADRC activities

  • Information Sharing on DRR

    Learning from Disasters and Benefiting from Information

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  • Human Resource

    Disaster Risk Reduction begins with Capacity Building

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  • Community DRR Activities

    Community Participation is a Key to Effective Disaster Reduction

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Reports on ADRC Projects