[Databook] "Natural Disasters Data Book-2012 edition"
NEW!5th November is the Tsunami Preparedness Day in Japan.
NEW!ADRC and APEC jointly conducted a side event related to private sector and DRR during the 6thAMCDRR held in Bangkok in June 2014.
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NEW!The message from the Chairman has been renewed.
The Latest Disaster Information
Typhoon Rammasun made its landfall in Quang Ninh province of Viet Nam in the noon of 19 July 2014, causing whirlwind and heavy rain in a number of the northern localities. Nearly 200,000 residents had been evacuated from high-risk areas in coastal localities in the north.
Rammasun, the strongest typhoon to hit south China in four decades, brought gales, downpours and floods to a number of southern provinces, affecting more than 8 million people.
Typhoon Rammasun hit eastern Rapu-Rapu island in Albay, the Philippines on 15 July 2014 heading towards Manila. More than 140,000 people have evacuated.
Monsoon rains over the past week have caused floods in eastern India, killing three people and forcing thousands of families from their homes.
Rainstorms have lashed central and south China including Hunan Province and Guizhou Province since 10 July 2014, affecting over 8 million people.