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
Flood, flash flood, and landslide triggered by heavy rain brought by southwest monsoon "Habagat" on 8-22 August 2016, killed 19 people, injured 12 people, and affected 1,263,098 people in Luzon and Western Visayas of the Philippines.
More than a week of flooding has claimed at least 14 lives and drove hundreds of thousands of people from their homes in parts of Bangladesh.
More than 120 people have died in floods and landslides triggered by heavy rains in Nepal.
Floods caused by heavy monsoon rains in the Chitral district of Pakistan on 2 July 2016, killed at least 30 people。
Heavy rain has left at least 128 people dead and 42 others missing, forcing the evacuation of more than 1.34 million people, mostly along the Yangtze River and its tributaries in China.