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International Day for Disaster Reduction

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 16:36

The United Nation’s International Day for Disaster Reduction (IDDR) and ASEAN Day for Disaster Management (ADDM) is held today October 13.  The theme for 2016 is “Live to Tell: Raising Awareness, Reducing Mortality”.

In this article, the chairs of the Joint Action Group (JAG), of which Action Aid Cambodia is an active member, highlight the importance of Early warning systems (EWS) as a critical life-saving tool for floods, droughts and other hazards in Cambodia.