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Natural Disaster Data Book 2019 (An Analytical Overview)

Overview The Asian Disaster Reduction Center (ADRC) Natural Disasters Data Book 2019 provides statistical perspectives in figures and tables for 2019 as well as for the period 1990-2019 based on data...

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Asian Disaster Reduction Center: 2017 Annual Report

Foreword The Asian Disaster Reduction Center (ADRC), which was established in Kobe in July 1998, will celebrate its 20th anniversary this year. Since its founding, ADRC has been focused on promoting...

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Report of 20-Year History of ADRC

Contents 1. Outline of Asian Disaster Reduction Center 1) Background of Establishment (1) International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction (IDNDR) (2) World Conference on International Decade for...

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Nepal

Disaster Management Institution and System in Nepal

Background, in the light of Disaster Nepal is in a threat of multiple natural hazards. Flood, landslide and fire are frequent occurrence disasters and the country is prone to earthquake, being at a...

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Asian Disaster Reduction Center: 2014 Annual Report

Foreword Fiscal year 2014 saw an increasing number of huge typhoons and cyclones, torrential rains and storms, which might have been influenced by climate changes at global scale. These disasters,...

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Asian Disaster Reduction Center: 2013 Annual Report

Foreword It is said that natural disasters know no borders. Indeed, countries all across Asia experienced a variety of disasters, including earthquakes, typhoons, floods, forest fires, drought, and...

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Natural Disaster Data Book 2012 (An Analytical Overview)

Overview The Asian Disaster Reduction Center (ADRC) Natural Disasters Data Book 2012 provides the statistical perspectives in figures and tables for 2012 as well as for the period 1983-2012 based on...

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Natural Disaster Data Book 2011 (An Analytical Overview)

Overview The Asian Disaster Reduction Center (ADRC) Natural Disasters Data Book 2011 provides the statistical perspectives in figures and tables for 2011 as well as for the period 1975-2011 based on...

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Japan

ADRC Highlights Vol. 219 June 2011

‚óŹPromoting Cooperation with Affiliated Institutions Report from the Expert Group Meeting: Toward Creative Reconstruction from the Great East Japan Earthquake The March 11 earthquake and tsunami that...

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Japan

Great East Japan Earthquake : Preliminary Observations

Tsunami The Mw. 9.0 earthquake at 14:46 and the series of large-scale earthquakes that followed had resulted in multiple tsunami waves of unprecedented scales at the coastal areas of Hokkaido,...

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Turkey

Turkey : Earthquake : 2010/03/08

A strong earthquake with a magnitude of 6.0 which struck at 4:32 am local time on Monday, 8 March 2010 killed 51 people at Basyurt in Elazig province in eastern Turkey.

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Total Disaster Risk Management: Good Practices

This handbook describes the Total Disaster Risk Management (TDRM) concept and related good practices. The handbooks includes three main sections: - Natural disaster risk: - Concept of total disaster...

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Philippines

Eruption of Mount Pinatubo in the Philippines in June 1991

Emmanuel M. de Guzman, Consultant (Philippines) The Pinatubo eruption of June 1991: The nature and impact of the disaster Nature of the disaster Reawakened after more than 500 years of slumber, Mount...

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Nepal

Nepal: Flood situation report 5 Aug 2003

By Mr. Lekh Nath Pokharel Department of Disaster Management Ministry of Home Affairs Singh Durbar, Kathmandu, Nepal Country: Nepal Type of Disaster: Landslides, Floods and Thunderbolt. Period: 16th...

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Nepal

Nepal: Flood situation report 31 Jul 2003

By Mr. Lekh Nath Pokharel Department of Disaster Management Ministry of Home Affairs Singh Durbar, Kathmandu, Nepal Country: Nepal Type of Disaster: Landslides, Floods and Thunderbolt. Period: 16th...

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Cambodia + 1 more

Declaration on the disaster situation in year 2002

Disasters caused by varying natural hazards have been occurring consistently in the territories of the Kingdom of Cambodia during the past years. In the year 2000, the worst flooding experienced by...

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