• Philippine Flood.

    The Philippines government says 246 people are now known to have died in severe flooding caused when Tropical Storm Ketsana struck on Saturday. The country has appealed for foreign aid to deal with the disaster, which has displaced 450,000 people and left 380,000 living in makeshift shelters.

  • South Asia Seven killed in Bangladesh floods.

    At least seven people have been reported killed in monsoon floods which have hit southern Bangladesh. Some 55 fishermen are reported missing in the Bay of Bengal while some 100,000 people are said to be marooned in villages along the coast.Roads have been cut off due to overflowing rivers, as torrential rains hit many parts of the southern delta.

  • Pakistan floods sweep south.

    Heavy monsoon rain has continued to fall in north-western Pakistan, flooding areas where the waters had receded in recent days. Floodwaters are surging southwards down the Indus River, forcing mass evacuations from the rich farmlands of Sindh province.

  • Typhoon Haiyan’s destruction.

    Typhoon Haiyan hit Iloilo Province, central Philippines November 9, 2013. One of the strongest typhoons ever to make landfall devastated the central Philippines, killing more than 1,000 people in one city alone and 200 in another province, the Red Cross estimated on Saturday.

  • Global Warming, Climate Change and Extreme Weather.

    The average global surface temperature is increasing, as reported by NOAA, NASA, the UK Met Office, and other leading scientific institutions. Worldwide surface temperature changes are not uniform, but on average, the global surface temperature has increased by about 1.5°F since 1900.

DRR Case Study

[Problem Solving Case]

Natural And Man Made Disasters: A Case Study In A Part Of U..

The Himalaya is very prone to the disastrous processes like Earthquake, Flash floods, landslides and debris flow etc. The area of investigation lies .. more


[Technology Case]

Flood Risk Map in Sukagawa

Implement Flood Forecast·Warning using Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Rainfall Radar and T/M data. Comprehensive floo.. more


[Project Case]

Strengthening student safety management capacity (The Korea..

Following a series of catastrophic events like earthquakes in Gyeongju and Pohang as well as fires in Jaecheon Sport Center and Saejong Hospital, sch.. more

DRR Technology

Temperature, Humidity RF Transmission System


This is installed to measure temperature and humidity in the air. This system is to measure and monitor the temperature and humidity of atmosphere i..more


Optical Distributed Temperature System (ODTS)

Supplier : GOC Co.,Ltd.

What is a light distribution temperature sensor system (ODTS)? It is a system that uses optical fiber itself as a sensor for temperature measureme..more


APM-40 Phone for Emergency telephone network

Supplier : MVM TEL d.o.o.

During a disaster, all electricity may be down and also telecommunications, including dedicated public safety networks (TETRA- or LTE-based). You mig..more

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disaster photo
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  • Droughts
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