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
Over hundred people were killed when massive mudslides buried scores of homes on the outskirts of Guatemala's capital city on 1 October.
A strong typhoon Dujuan made landfall on Taiwan on 28 September 2015 leaving 2 dead and hundreds injured.
Typhoon Etau that made landfall in central Japan on 9 September 2015 brought heavy rains. More than 10 people were injured and nearly 1,000 houses were inundated or damaged due to strong wind, landslide and flooding.
16,000 people evacuated as heavy rain hits C China
Powerful typhoon Goni brought torrential rains to the northern Philippines. Ten were killed and over 32,000 people were affected.