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
Typhoon Mujigae made landfall in China near the coastal city of Zhanjiang in Guangdong province on 4 Octber 2015, claiming more than 19 lives.
Floodwaters from unprecedented rainfall in South Carolina of the USA, have killed 11 people, closed some 550 roads and bridges and prompted hundreds of rescues of people trapped in homes and cars, officials said on Monday, 5 October 2015.
Tropical Storm Mujigae (Kabayan), caused several incidents of landslides and flooding in the Philippines. More than 22,000 persons were affected.
Over hundred people were killed when massive mudslides buried scores of homes on the outskirts of Guatemala's capital city on 1 October.
A strong typhoon Dujuan made landfall on Taiwan on 28 September 2015 leaving 2 dead and hundreds injured.