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
Floods have killed at least 42 people in north-west Iran after torrential rain.
5.5 magnitude earthquake occurred in the province of Batangas, Philippines on 04 April 2017. Following the earthquake, 5.6 and 6.0 magnitude earthquakes occurred in Mabini, Batangas on 08 April 2017 respectively, and more than 5 000 people have been evacuated.
Flooding and mudslides in the Colombian city of Mocoa sent torrents of water and debris crashing onto houses in the early hours of Saturday morning, 1 April 2017, killing 254 people.
A magnitude 6.7 earthquake struck the island of Mindanao in the southern Philippines at 10:03 p.m. (local time) on 10 February 2017. More than four people were killed and 200 people were injured.
Flash floods and landslides triggered by the tail-end of a cold front affected Visaya and northern Mindanao of the Philippines killing 9 people on 17-25 January 2017.