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Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction, 22-26 May 2017, Cancun, Mexico: Joint Action Group on DRR and Humanitarian Response Forum Perspective

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• Cambodia is regularly exposed to a variety of natural hazards, most commonly fl oods, drought, and typhoons. The country is considered one of the world’s most vulnerable to natural disasters and ranks 9th in the 2016 UN University World Risk Index.

• The Royal Government of Cambodia (RGC) has made Internat onal Commitments on DRR and Climate Change at the Sendai World Conference on Disaster Risk reduct on and the Paris Conference of Part es (COP21) on the Framework Convent on on Climate Change. As a member of the ASEAN Agreement on Disaster Management and Emergency Response (AADMER), Cambodia is also commit ed to improve its disaster risk reduct on capabilit es.

• Below the Joint Act on Group (JAG) and Humanitarian Response Forum (HRF) highlight a number of key requests to Nat onal and Internat onal Actors to strengthen resilience and improve DRR across Cambodia based on Sendai commitments.