[Annual Report] ADRC Annual Report 2016 NEW!
The Asian Conference on Disaster Reduction (ACDR) 2017 was successfully held in Azerbaijan on 2-3 October 2017.NEW!
Summary of the ADRC Tsunami DRR workshops (Krabi,Thailand and 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
A powerful 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck Lombok, Indonesia on 29 July 2018 killing 14 people.
Heavy rainfall over past few days in Attapeu Province has resulted in dangerously high river and dam levels. An incident at the Xepien-Xenamnoy Hydropower dam construction in Attapeu province resulted in flash flooding, with eight villages affected.
Southwest Monsoon (Habagat) was enhanced by Tropical Cyclones, "HENRY", "INDAY", and "JOSIE" bringing heavier rain to the northern region of Philippines after 16 July 2018. Due to flood and landslide caused by heavy rain, more than 2 million people have been affected.
Due to heavy torrential rains in June and July 2018 as a result of Southwest Monsoon, 9 provinces of Myanmar were affected thus far with widespread flooding and landslides reported. 11 people were killed and more than 130,000 people are affected.
A powerful earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.1 shook around metropolitan Osaka in western Japan on 18 June 2018. Five people were killed and some 400 people were injured.