2nd hybrid training course on financing for disaster and climate resilience

Organizer(s) Asian Disaster Preparedness Center

Pullman Bangkok Hotel G


Short course introduction

A significant hurdle in attaining disaster and climate resilience is the scarcity of essential resources, particularly financial support. This course offers insights into tapping into global and regional funds dedicated to disaster risk and climate concerns, along with techniques for resource mobilization. Throughout the course, participants will craft personalized resource acquisition strategies enriched by workshops, presentations, dialogues, and consultative sessions.

Course schedule

April 1-7 (Online)

August 9-11 (Face-to-Face)

Course description

This course addresses the challenge of insufficient financial resources in achieving disaster and climate resilience. It guides participants in accessing global and regional disaster risk and climate funds for sustainable financing and effective mobilization strategies. Participants actively create tailored resource mobilization plans throughout the program through workshops, presentations, discussions, and consultations.

This course thoroughly explores financial mechanisms, strategies, and tools crucial for enhancing disaster and climate resilience across various societal levels. Given the increasing impact of climate change and the rising frequency and severity of disasters, mastering resilience financing becomes imperative for individuals, organizations, and governments. By course completion, participants will possess the knowledge and skills to develop, execute, and manage financing strategies that strengthen disaster preparedness, response, and recovery while mitigating climate change's adverse effects.

Course objectives

Enhance the participants' understanding of potential avenues to access finance from the public, private, and international finance mechanisms to support disaster risk reduction and climate resilience initiatives.

Course outcome

Participants can prioritize instruments and mechanisms based on their needs and devise action plans and strategies for financing climate and disaster resilience.

Course contents

Module 1: Understanding the global context, instruments, and mechanisms on financing for climate and disaster resilience (Online-3 hours per day)

Session 1.1. Setting the stage: why financing for climate and disaster resilience?

Session 1.2. The context of financing and the global frameworks

Session 1.3. Introduction to climate finance

Session 1.4. The climate finance architecture - case study

Session 1.5. Overview of disaster risk finance and insurance

Session 1.6. Sustainable financing

Module 2: Climate and disaster resilient investments (Face to Face)

Session 2.1. Mainstreaming climate and disaster resilience in public planning and financing process

Session 2.2. Public financial management of climate and disasters

Session 2.3. Mechanisms and instruments for financing climate and disaster resilience

Module 3: Inclusion and innovation for financing climate and disaster resilience (Face to Face)

Session 3.1. Practices in Asia on inclusive financing for climate and disaster risks

Session 3.2. Gender-smart solutions to climate and disaster risk finance and insurance

Module 4: Public-Private-Partnerships for climate and disaster resilience (Face to Face)

Session 4.1. Good practices of Public-Private-Partnerships for climate and disaster resilience

Session 4.2. Leveraging innovative financing

Module 5: Adaptation finance in Asia - mechanisms, good practices, and lessons learned (Face to Face)

Session 5.1. Accessing international and national adaptation finance 

Session 5.2. Monitoring, reporting and verification of climate finance

Module 6: Climate and disaster risk finance and insurance good practices and lessons learned (Face to Face)

Session 6.1. Elements of a disaster risk financing strategy

Session 6.2. Anticipatory and forecast-based financing

Course fee

$950 (without accommodation) $1,200 [with accommodation (4 nights)]

Fees are inclusive of course materials (soft copy), cost of instructions and course certificate. For face-to-face training, fee is inclusive of morning and afternoon snacks and lunch during the course.


Interested individuals and organizations can register online at

For more information about the course, you may also contact Apibarl Bunchongraksa at and telephone numbers +66 22980681 to 92 ext. 132.

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