NEW!Multisector disaster prevention expert meeting in Kobe will be held at ADRC on 23 January 2015. (PDF, 230KB Japanese Only)
NEW!The Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (WCDRR) will be held from 14 to 18 March 2015 in Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan.
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
At least 53 people have died in flooding and landslides caused by tropical storm Jangmi in the southern and central Philippines.
Heavy rain caused the landslide near Jemblung village in central Java, Indonesia late on 11 December 2014. At least 18 people have died and more than 90 are missing.
Typhoon Hagupit (known locally as Ruby) made the landfall Eastern Samar province as a category 2 at 9:15 p.m. on 6 December, passing through the central Philippines. More than two million persons have been affected.
Floods, high winds, and landslides have affected over 90,000 people in 15 of the 25 districts of Sri Lanka.
Around 200 people were reported missing and 10 people confirmed dead after heavy monsoon rains triggered landslides in central Sri Lanka on 29 October 2014.