[Databook] "Natural Disasters Data Book-2012 edition"
NEW!Relevant documents on ACDR2014 are now available.
The Asian Conference on Disaster Reduction (ACDR) 2014 was held in Tokyo, Japan on 4-6 March 2014.
News from ADRC
Recently, the ADRC logo is used along with an image of a mountain on what seems to be a news article about an expected volcanic activity. Such news has been circulated through social media. Please be advised that ADRC does not issue any precaution or warning for disastrous volcanic activities, and has nothing to do with the information contained in the article. The ADRC logo is apparently used without permission.
The Latest Disaster Information
At least 18 people were killed and property worth several million rupees damaged in a dust storm that hit Lucknow and other parts of Uttar Pradesh, India on 17 April 2014.
Flooding in Solomon Islands has killed at least two people and destroyed around a hundred homes in the capital, Honiara.
Hundreds of houses were flooded by meltwater in central Kazakhstan.
Several days of consecutive heavy snowfall have resulted in the deaths of 17 people in the northern Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir, India.
Since the beginning of March 2014, severe shortages of food and water have been reported in Tharparkar district in Pakistan's south-east Sindh province.