This report is intended to provide the Royal Government of Cambodia (RGC) and the National Committee for Disaster Management (NCDM) with a practical resource and recommendations for the next stage of implementation of the Law on Disaster Management (DM Law).

Handbook on Law and Disaster Risk Reduction (the Handbook) has been developed in support of the Checklist on Law and Disaster Risk Reduction (the Checklist), a tool to assess whether and to what extent the existing legal framework of a country is meeting its full potential in supporting DRR.

This year’s World Disasters Report examines the complexities and challenges local actors face in scaling-up and sustaining humanitarian response and disaster risk reduction.

This year’s World Disasters Report focuses on culture and risk. The report explores the different ways in which culture affects disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation and how disasters and risk influence culture.