[Annual Report] ADRC Annual Report 2016 NEW!
NEW!The Asian Conference on Disaster Reduction (ACDR) 2017 was successfully held in Azerbaijan on 2-3 October 2017.NEW!
The report of ADRC study visit to the affected areas by Kumamoto Earthquakes（ is made accessible.）
NEW! ADRC tsunami DRR workshops (were held in Krabi,Thailand and in Lima,Peru)
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
A 7.3-magnitude earthquake hit the northern border region between Iran and Iraq, killing at least 500 people and injuring hundreds more.
Typhoon Damrey made landfall in central Vietnam on 4 November 2017, causing significant damage. More than 100 persons were killed and some 4 million persons were affected.
Flood spreading to central districts, deaths reported in north, Bangladesh. Six others died and some 400,000 people are stranded.
More than 400 people were killed when a mudslide struck the outskirts of Freetown, capital of Sierra Leone on 14 August 2017.
At least 49 persons were killed and 17 went missing in floods and landslides triggered by the monsoon rainfall in various parts of the country in the last three days.