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
More than 350 people are reported to have died in a heat wave in India, where temperatures have reached 48C.
Six missing after rescue boat capsizes in east China flood
At least 15 people have been killed in storms that have swept south China over the past five days. Another five are missing.
As many as 51 people across Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal of India were killed and nearly 237 injured by a powerful 7.8 magnitude earthquake that occurred in Nepal on the morning of 25 April 2015.
At least 20 were killed and 58 injured in Tibet Autonomous Region of southwest China, after a powerful earthquake struck neighboring Nepal on Saturday, 25 April 2015, the regional disaster relief headquarters said.