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
The Lemthang tsho (lake) outburst on June 28 evening in Laya washed away six wooden bridges (bazams) including the only bridge that connects Laya to the rest of Gasa dzongkhag.
Floods kill 41 in western India.
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.
Landslides kill at least 21 after heavy rain in Nepal.
With the onset of monsoon in the northeast of India, Assam has been hit by the first wave of floods affecting over 60,000 people in nine districts of the state.