Myanmar is the largest country in the Southeast Asian region. Stretching from the coastlines of the Bay of Bengal to the Hengduan Mountains of China, the country has a population of 54.7 million people. Myanmar is ranked 17 in the high-risk index with the population excessively subject to hazards and exposure coupled with a lack of coping capacities.
Myanmar has an overall risk index of 6.3. The country’s most common disaster events of floods (9.9), earthquakes (9.1), and tsunamis (8.9).