[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
Tropical Storm Tembin (local name: Vinta) made landfall and triggered mudslides and flash floods in the southern Philippines from 22 toh 23 December 2017. More than 100 people were killed and dozens are missing.
Tropical storm Urduja(KAI-TAK) developed on 12 December 2017, made landfall in San Policarpio, Eastern Samar on 16 December 2017. Urduja has caused massive flooding and landslides in the central Philippines and 158,700 persons are affected.
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.
More than 400 people were killed when a mudslide struck the outskirts of Freetown, capital of Sierra Leone on 14 August 2017.