NEW!The 2016 Kumamoto Earthquake Survey Report (Preliminary) is now available. (pdf, 1.08MB)
NEW!The Asian Conference on Disaster Reduction (ACDR) 2016 was successfully held in Phuket, Thailand on 25-26 February 2016.
The Asian Conference on Disaster Reduction (ACDR) 2015 was successfully 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
Floods caused by heavy monsoon rains in the Chitral district of Pakistan on 2 July 2016, killed at least 30 people。
Heavy rain has left at least 128 people dead and 42 others missing, forcing the evacuation of more than 1.34 million people, mostly along the Yangtze River and its tributaries in China.
Flash floods and landslides killed at least 35 people in Central Java, Indonesia, damaging thousands of homes.
Approximately 28,000 people in Saging, Ayeyarwady, Bago regions and Rakhine State have been affected by floods in Myanmar.
From 4 to 10 June 2016, heavy rains caused severe disasters in the Republic of Dagestan, the Republic of North Ossetia and the Chechen Republic of the Russian Federation. More than 7,000 people were affected.