NEW!The Asian Conference on Disaster Reduction (ACDR) 2015 will be held in Sendai, Japan on 15 March 2015.
Multisector disaster prevention expert meeting in Kobe will be held at ADRC on 23 January 2015. (PDF, 230KB Japanese Only)
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
Heavy rainfall on 3 March 2015 caused river overflows in the Highlands region of Papua New Guinea. About 100,000 people were affected by the rainfall and floods.
More than 300 people have been killed in Panjshir, Afghanistan in some of the worst avalanches there for 30 years.
Heavy rainfall has been affecting northern and eastern Pakistan since 24 February 2015. In total, 25 deaths have been reported.
Heavy rainfall starting in mid-February 2015 caused flooding and landslides in the Dominican Republic. More than 4,000 houses had been affected and 20,000 people were seeking shelter.
Floods were reported in several parts of Indonesia. In West Sumatra and West Kalimantan, over 12,800 people were affected.