We are promoting multilateral network building for improving disaster risk reduction (DRR) capacity including enhancement of DRR-related personnel exchanges in Asia
The Latest Disaster Information
Since the beginning of October 2020, Viet Nam has witnessed torrential rain due to tropical storms combined with the cold air, resulting in widespread flooding and landslide in central provinces. Many casualties dead and missing have been confirmed.
Since the beginning of October, Cambodia has experienced heavy rainfall across much of the country due to the combination of tropical storms and cold air, which triggered extensive flooding.
Monsoon rainfall and onrush of water from hilly areas upstream have inundated districts in the northern and eastern areas of Bangladesh, causing extensive damage. As of 15 July, over 1,800,000 individuals are affected by the floods in 18 districts. Government reported 6 death due to flooding.
Due to torrential rain triggered massive floods and landslides across the southern island of Kyushu, Japan since 3 July 2020, many fatalities have been confirmed in Kumamoto Prefecture.
Over 100 people have died due to a major landslide triggered by heavy rain in Kachin state in northern Myanmar on 2 July 2020.
[Annual Report] ADRC Annual Report 2019
[ADRC Report] Information on Challenges in Preventing the Spread of COVID-19 Observations in Asia is updated!
Mr. NAKAGAWA Masaaki joined ADRC as a new Executive Director from 1 July 2020.
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.
Member Countries DRR Information
Country reports which compiled DRR information and other relevant information of member countries are available.
Information Sharing on DRR
Learning from Disasters and Benefiting from Information
Disaster Risk Reduction begins with Capacity Building
Community DRR Activities
Community Participation is a Key to Effective Disaster Reduction