This monographic issue is about disaster risk profile of refugee in Malaysia. By the end of January 2021, UNHCR registered 178,710 refugees in West Malaysia. Considered safe havens for many, Malaysia has long hosted considerable numbers of refugees from various nationality. However, the lack of national frameworks leaves refugee and asylum seekers vulnerable to disasters. This monographic issue gives an overview of various hazards, vulnerabilities and capacities from the perspective of disaster public health and refugee in Malaysia.