NEW!The 2016 Kumamoto Earthquake Survey Report (Preliminary) is now available. (pdf, 1.08MB)
NEW!The Asian Conference on Disaster Reduction (ACDR) 2016 was successfully held in Phuket, Thailand on 25-26 February 2016.
The Asian Conference on Disaster Reduction (ACDR) 2015 was successfully 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
Flash floods and landslides killed at least 35 people in Central Java, Indonesia, damaging thousands of homes.
Approximately 28,000 people in Saging, Ayeyarwady, Bago regions and Rakhine State have been affected by floods in Myanmar.
From 4 to 10 June 2016, heavy rains caused severe disasters in the Republic of Dagestan, the Republic of North Ossetia and the Chechen Republic of the Russian Federation. More than 7,000 people were affected.
Heavy rain, thunderstorm lash parts of Pakistan. Heavy rainfall and deadly windstorms hit Rawalpindi, Islamabad, Peshawar, Lahore and some other parts of the country on 1st June 2016 which claimed at least 15 lives and left 173 injured.
At least 16 people in Texas, the United States have died due to torrential rains in the past week that have deluged hundreds of homes.