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

Climate Action and DRR
ADRC Highlight vol.332 [English]
ADRC Highlight vol.327 [Russian]
[Annual Report] ADRC Annual Report 2019

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[ADRC Report] Information on Challenges in Preventing the Spread of COVID-19 Observations in Asia is updated!

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NEW!ADRC will organize a series of Tsunami DRR Seminar from 24 November 2020. Please check the detailed information from here.

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NEW!Asian Conference on Disaster Reduction 2020 was successfully conducted by the format of Papers Display and On-line Conference (20-22 October 2020). You can watch the video of the conference on YouTube.

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Mr. NAKAGAWA Masaaki joined ADRC as a new Executive Director from 1 July 2020.

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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