NEW!The Asian Conference on Disaster Reduction (ACDR) 2015 will be held in Sendai, Japan on 15 March 2015.
Multisector disaster prevention expert meeting in Kobe will be held at ADRC on 23 January 2015. (PDF, 230KB Japanese Only)
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
More than 90 people have been killed in Panjshir, Afghanistan in some of the worst avalanches there for 30 years.
Heavy rainfall starting in mid-February 2015 caused flooding and landslides in the Dominican Republic. More than 4,000 houses had been affected and 20,000 people were seeking shelter.
Floods were reported in several parts of Indonesia. In West Sumatra and West Kalimantan, over 12,800 people were affected.
At least 53 people have died in flooding and landslides caused by tropical storm Jangmi in the southern and central Philippines.
Heavy rain caused the landslide near Jemblung village in central Java, Indonesia late on 11 December 2014. At least 18 people have died and more than 90 are missing.