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
As many as 51 people across Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal of India were killed and nearly 237 injured by a powerful 7.8 magnitude earthquake that occurred in Nepal on the morning of 25 April 2015.
A massive 7.8 magnitude earthquake killed over 5,000 people on 25 April 2015 as it ripped through large parts of Nepal, toppling office blocks and towers in Kathmandu and triggering an avalanche that hit Everest base camp.
At least 20 were killed and 58 injured in Tibet Autonomous Region of southwest China, after a powerful earthquake struck neighboring Nepal on Saturday, 25 April 2015, the regional disaster relief headquarters said.
A powerful storm swept through the eastern India, Bihar state on 22 April 2015, leaving at least 33 people dead and destroying crops and properties, officials and a report said.
Floods due to snowmelt have been affecting central and eastern Kazakhstan, triggering emergency declarations in Akmola, Karagandy, Pavlodar and East Kazakhstan regions. Some 16,000 people evacuated. Some 16,000 people evacuated their homes.