NEW![Databook] "Natural Disasters Data Book-2013 edition"
5th November is the Tsunami Preparedness Day in Japan.
ADRC and APEC jointly conducted a side event related to private sector and DRR during the 6thAMCDRR held in Bangkok in June 2014.
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
Around 200 people were reported missing and 10 people confirmed dead after heavy monsoon rains triggered landslides in central Sri Lanka on 29 October 2014.
The snowstorm and its triggered avalanches occurred in Nepal's Himalayas on 14 October 2014 and killed 43 people.
On 12 October 2014, Cyclone Hudhud made landfall in India's state of Andhra Pradesh. At least six people have been killed and 150,000 people have been evacuated.
Mount Ontake, which straddles Nagano and Gifu prefectures 200 km (125 miles) west of Tokyo, erupted on 27 September 2014, seriously injuring more than 30 people.
Tens of thousands of people fled roof-high floods on 19 September 2014 as tropical storm Fung-Wong swept across the Philippines.