Asian Disaster Reduction Center(ADRC)

We are promoting multilateral network building for improving disaster risk reduction (DRR) capacity including enhancement of DRR-related personnel exchanges in Asia

What’s New

ADRC Highlight vol.352 [English]
ADRC Highlight vol.352 [Russian]
[ADRC Report] Information on the Eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha‘apai volcano (Tonga), 15 January 2022 is distributed.

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[Databook] Natural Disasters Data Book-2020 edition

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NEW!Asian Disaster Reduction Center (ADRC) successfully organized the Online Tsunami Seminar FY2022 on 15 June 2022.

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Asian Conference on Disaster Reduction 2021 (ACDR2021) was successfully organized on 14-16 December 2021. Thank you for joining us!! For more details, please visit the Conference website.

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NEW! Mr. SASAHARA Akio joined ADRC as a new Executive Director from 4 July 2022.

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The Thoughts of ADRC

ADRC was founded in 1998 in Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture.
The mission is to enhance disaster resilience of its member countries, to create safe communities where people can live with peace of mind, and to create a society that enables sustainable development.
For the purpose, the ADRC is promoting the establishment of multilateral networks through personnel exchanges and a variety of other programs for disaster risk reduction in Asia.

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Member Countries DRR Information

Country reports which compiled DRR information and other relevant information of member countries are available.

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ADRC activities

  • Information Sharing on DRR

    Learning from Disasters and Benefiting from Information

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  • Human Resource

    Disaster Risk Reduction begins with Capacity Building

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  • Community DRR Activities

    Community Participation is a Key to Effective Disaster Reduction

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Reports on ADRC Projects