NEW! The Report of 20-Year History of ADRC was published for commemorating the 20th Anniversary of ADRC.
NEW!The Asian Conference on Disaster Reduction (ACDR) 2018 was successfully held in Awaji Island, Hyogo, Japan on 30 October - 1 November 2018.
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
Heavy rains that have been hitting South Sulawesi, Indonesia since 21 January 2019 caused floods and landslides, and displaced more than 6,700 people.NEW!
On 29 December 2018, Tropical Depression Usman made landfall in Eastern Samar of the Philippines at 6:00 AM, and weakened into a low pressure area (LPA). Over 680 thousand persons were affected in 5 provinces.
On 22 December 2018, undersea landslides likely caused by the Krakatoa volcano eruption triggered a tsunami which hit the coastal areas around Sunda Strait between Java and Sumatra islands of Indonesia. More than 300 people were killed.
On 14 October 2018, Tropical Cyclone Luban made landfall on the coast of Yemen. More than 2,000 families have been significantly affected by flooding.
Sets of earthquakes have struck off Donggala Region, province of Central Sulawesi, Indonesia with the strongest magnitude of 7.4 on Friday, 28 September 2018. Over 2,000 people were killed by the earthquake and subsequent tsunami.