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
Widespread flooding in southern Thailand has killed at least 44 people and affected more than 1.6 million people.
Typhoon NOCK-TEN (Local name: NINA) made landfall in the Philippines on 25 December 2016, killing three people and affecting nearly two million people.
A 6.5 magnitude quake struck near the town of Sigli on Sumatra island, Indonesia on 7 December 2016. More than 100 persons were killed.
Heavy rainfall since 13 December 2016 has caused severe flooding in Central and South-Central Vietnam and parts of the Central Highlands. 15 people are known to have died and four people are missing.
On 13 November 2016, an earthquake of M 7.8 occurred in North Canterbury, New Zealand, killing at least two people.