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 Online Seminar
ADRC Highlight vol.344 [English]
ADRC Highlight vol.343 [Russian]
NEW! [Annual Report] ADRC Annual Report 2020

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[Databook] Natural Disasters Data Book-2019 edition

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NEW! ADRC will organize Asian Conference on Disaster Reduction 2021 (ACDR2021) by the format of Papers Display and On-line Conference (14-16 December 2021). For more details, please visit the Conference website.

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ADRC organized the Online DRR Seminar as a series of consecutive forums. The fifth seminar was successfully organized on Monday, 18 October 2021. Click here for more details!

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The Asian Disaster Reduction Center (ADRC) is recruiting staff for the Research Department (fixed term, starting from 1 April 2022). For more details, please click here.

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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