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This brief displays the May 2024 updates for the Early Warnings 4 All initiative.
Early Warnings for All initiative (EW4All)
Cover and source: Center for Excellence in Disaster Management & Humanitarian Assistance
Documents and publications
This resource offers an overview of Cambodia's people, geography, and economy and details past disaster responses in addition to the country’s disaster risk reduction policies.
Documents and publications
This study aims to (1) assess the livelihood vulnerability of two communities residing along the Mekong River, namely, Kaoh Soutin (KS) and Ruessei Srok (RS), by using the livelihood vulnerability index framed within the LVI-IPCC.
Backed by funding from the Climate Risk and Early Warning Systems (CREWS) initiative, WMO is supporting Cambodia and Lao PDR to strengthen effective and risk-informed early warning services, especially against floods and droughts.
World Meteorological Organization (WMO)
With EWS 1294, the community has experienced a significant enhancement in their safety and resilience. By being better informed and prepared, people are now equipped to protect themselves and their livelihoods from the impact of hazards.
People in Need
Community carpenters construct new houses in Fiji
From Cambodia to Peru, a suite of innovative projects are helping communities weather a range of climate-related perils. Here is a closer look at five of those efforts.
United Nations Environment Programme
The floating village on the water of Tonle Sap Lake in Cambodia.
The health consequences of temporary hospital closures have lasting effects on children. This worsening of children’s health could be critical in a country where 32 out of 100 children are stunted and at risk of cognitive and physical limitations.
World Bank, the
Cover and source: Global Earthquake Model Foundation
Documents and publications
This seismic risk profile of Cambodia, produced by the Global Earthquake Model (GEM) Foundation summarizes key metrics of seismic risk, allowing stakeholders in risk management to get an overview of the risk in the country.

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