Event Archive

2017/10/24
NEW!The Asian Conference on Disaster Reduction (ACDR) 2017 was successfully held in Azerbaijan on 2-3 October 2017.NEW!

2017/04/25
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)


2016/02/26
NEW!The Asian Conference on Disaster Reduction (ACDR) 2016 was successfully held in Phuket, Thailand on 25-26 February 2016.

2015/03/31
The Asian Conference on Disaster Reduction (ACDR) 2015 was successfully held in Sendai, Japan on 15 March 2015.

2015/02/18
The Asian Conference on Disaster Reduction (ACDR) 2015 will be held in Sendai, Japan on 15 March 2015.

2015/01/20
Multisector disaster prevention expert meeting in Kobe will be held at ADRC on 23 January 2015. (PDF, 230KB Japanese Only)

2014/12/18
The Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (WCDRR) will be held from 14 to 18 March 2015 in Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan.

2014/12/09
IRP's International Recovery Forum 2015 "Sending the Message of Building Back Better from Hyogo, Japan" will be held in Kobe, Japan on 16 January 2015.(pdf, 404KB)

2014/07/25
5th November is the Tsunami Preparedness Day in Japan.

2014/07/16
ADRC and APEC jointly conducted a side event related to private sector and DRR during the 6thAMCDRR held in Bangkok in June 2014.

2014/04/07
Relevant documents on ACDR2014 are now available.

2014/04/02
The Asian Conference on Disaster Reduction (ACDR) 2014 was held in Tokyo, Japan on 4-6 March 2014.

2014/01/30
The Asian Conference on Disaster Reduction (ACDR) 2014 is scheduled to be held in Tokyo, Japan on 4-6 March 2014.

2013/12/26
2013 Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda Joint Survey Team Briefing Session was held in Kobe, Japan.

2013/12/24
International Recovery Forum 2014 "The Role of Private Sector in Disaster Recovery" will be held in Kobe, Japan on 21 January 2014 (pdf, 808KB).

2013/12/18
2013 Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda Joint Survey Team to the Philippines

2013/11/29
Typhoon Haiyan's special site is now available.

2013/09/03
ADRC is now on Facebook. "Like" us to get more updates!

2013/01/29
ACDR2013's presentation documents & pictures are now available.

2013/01/23
The Asian Conference on Disaster Reduction (ACDR) 2013 was held in Kobe, Japan on 23 January 2013.

2013/01/22
International Recovery Forum 2013 : Resilient Recovery in Cities and Municipalities" will be held in Kobe, Japan on 22 January 2013 (pdf, 0.03MB)

2011/03/11
We would like to express our deep and heartfelt sorrow and sympathies for the victims of the earthquake and resultant tsunami on 11 March 2011.

2011/01/12
"International Recovery Forum 2011: Pre-Disaster Recovery Planning for Building Back Better" will be held in Kobe, Japan on 12 January 2011.

2010/02/04
[Update!] The ADRC activity report was updated.

2010/01/17
The ADRC organized the Asian Conference on Disaster Reduction 2010 (ACDR)2010 with the government of Japan and UNISDR on 17-19 January 2010.



2009/12/01


2009/10/15
ADRC will conduct the pull down test of the existing building as one of ERRP (Earthquake Risk Reduction and Recovery Preparedness Programme for South Asia Region) projects in Katmandu, Nepal on 15th October 2009.

2009/10/09


2009/10/04
ADRC will dispatch a team for field survey to the affected area of the Earthquake in Padang, Indonesia from 4 October 2010.

2009/06/15
ADRC participated in the Second Session of the Global Platform for Disaster Reduction which was held in Gevena, Switzerland on 15-19 June 2009.

2008/11/12
The Asian Conference on Disaster Reduction 2008 (ACDR2008) was hosted in Bali by the government of the Republic of Indonesia on 12- 14 November 2008.

2008/06/02
Pictures of field survey of Sichuan Earthquake affected areas (Japanese explanation only)

2008/03/18
Workshop on the Disaster Risk Reduction in the Pacific Islands was held in Kobe, Hyogo, Japan on 18 March,2008

2008/02/12
Brainstorming Meeting on Urban Risk was held in Kobe, Hyogo, Japan on 23-24 January 2008.

2007/12/20
The Workshop on the "Trainer's Training Programme on the Community based Hazard Map Development" was held in Chennai, India from 20 to 21 December 2007.

2007/11/28
The Workshop on the "Trainer's Training Programme on the Community based Hazard Map Development" was held in Dhaka, Bangladesh from 28 to 29 November 2007.

2007/11/07
The workshop on the SAARC-Japan Regional Cooperation on Disaster Risk Reduction was held in Delhi, India on 7 Nov.,2007.

2007/07/06
The workshop on the "Follow-Up Workshop of the area focused training course on Disaster Prevention Management for Central Aisa and Caucasus" was held at Astana, Kazakhstan for June 21-23, 2007.

2007/06/25
The Asian Conference on Disaster Reduction 2007 (ACDR2007) was held in Astana, Republic of Kazakhstan from 25 to 27 June 2007.

2007/01/15
Report on "International Forum on Tsunami and Earthquake ---Progress of the Implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action and Recovery from Tsunami and Earthquake ---"(2007/01/15-16)

2006/10/19
[Public Forum] "Winning against disasters" - Roles of Education, Development and Community Action for Sustainable Development (October 2006)

2005/04/25
[Symposium] Public Forum on Recovery - In support to the development of the International Recovery Platform (IRP) (12 May 2005, Kobe, Japan)

2005/01/24
[Workshop] UNU-EHS & ADRC - International Workshop " Measuring Vulnerability and Coping Capacity" (23-24 January 2005, Kobe, Japan)

2004/12/15
International Symposium "Living with Risk - disaster reduction for future generations -" will be held on 17 January 2005 at Kobe Portopia Hall, Japan.

2004/12/15
Public Forum: Sharing of Experiences for Safer Asia "TDRM and its Good Practices" will be held on 19 January 2005 at International Conference Center Kobe, Japan.

2004/08/24
[Public Forum] "Recovery from Catastrophic Disasters - towards a safer world for all" (24 August 2004, Tokyo)

2004/06/20
[WCDR] Second Announcement of the United Nations World Conference on Disaster Reduction (18-22 January 2005, Kobe, Japan)

2004/03/23
[Public Forum] "Catastrophic Floods : Hidden Vulnerability of Mega Cities" (23 March 2004, Tokyo) (pdf file)

2004/02/26
[WCDR] First Announcement of the United Nations World Conference on Disaster Reduction (18-22 January 2005, Kobe, Hyogo, Japan) (pdf file)

2004/02/18
[ACDR] Asian Conference on Disaster Reduction 2004 (4-6 February 2004, Siem Reap, Cambodia)

2003/12/02
[Public Forum] "The Asian International Conference on Total Disaster Risk Management" (2 December 2003, Kobe)

2003/10/04
[Public Forum] "Living with Risk - are we prepared for the next big one? -" (4 Octber 2003, Tokyo)

2003/01/15
[ACDR] Asian Conference on Disaster Reduction 2003 (15-17 January 2003, Kobe)

2002/03/06
On March 19, a session convened by ISDR and ADRC under the theme of "Living with Risk - towards effective disaster reduction" will be held within the Session "Water and Poverty" coordinated by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) at the Third World Water Forum