NEW!The Asian Conference on Disaster Reduction (ACDR) 2015 was successfully held in Sendai, Japan on 15 March 2015.
The Asian Conference on Disaster Reduction (ACDR) 2015 will be 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
Over the past several days, increasing heavy rains have caused severe flooding in the western state of Rakhine, Myanmar. It is estimated that 13,000 people were affected by the floods, with over 8,500 evacuated so far.
Landslides kill at least 21 in India's Darjeeling.
Floods kill 41 in western India.
Flooding caused by the continous heavy rain from 23 to 24 June 2015 killed 4 people and affected more than 20,000 people in the low-lying area in the Region XII (Central Mindanao) in the Phillipines
Pakistan heatwave death toll climbs to 122. A heatwave in Pakistan's largest city Karachi and other districts of southern Sindh province has killed at least 122 people.