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
A severe storm sweeping killed 41 people in northern Bangladesh on 5 April 2015.
A windstorm has affected most of the southern dzongkhags in Bhutan on the night of 4 April 2015. MOre than 800 households were damaged.
Ten people were killed by a mudslide in Tajikistan on 3 April 2015 in the mountains outside the capital Dushanbe.
Heavy rainfall on 3 March 2015 caused river overflows in the Highlands region of Papua New Guinea. About 100,000 people were affected by the rainfall and floods.
More than 300 people have been killed in Panjshir, Afghanistan in some of the worst avalanches there for 30 years.