NEW!The Asian Conference on Disaster Reduction (ACDR) 2015 was successfully held in Sendai, Japan on 15 March 2015.
The Asian Conference on Disaster Reduction (ACDR) 2015 will be held in Sendai, Japan on 15 March 2015.
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
Powerful typhoon Goni brought torrential rains to the northern Philippines. Ten were killed and over 32,000 people were affected.
40 missing after landslide in NW China
Typhoon Soudelor landed in Fujian Province and moved from there to neighboring Zhejiang, Jiangxi and Anhui provinces. 22 persons were killed in Fujian and Zhejiang provinces.
Typhoon Soudelor battered Taiwan on 8 August 2015 with strong wind and torrential rain. The death toll rose to six while four people were missing and 101 were injured.
In Lao PDR, continuous rains since early Aug triggered flooding in 118 villages in 12 districts in Houphan, Bolikhamxay, Khammoune and Luangnamtha provinces, over 47,800 people affected.