Financing Disaster Risk Reduction in Asia and the Pacific: A Guide for Policy Makers

Institutional Document | December 2020

This publication aims to guide policy makers and other stakeholders on how to scale up disaster risk reduction financing in developing member countries of the Asian Development Bank.

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Disaster events impact Asia and the Pacific more than any other region in the world. In light of current and future climate and disaster risks, there is an urgent need to address the region’s underinvestment in disaster risk and reduction. The publication provides an overview of financing opportunities for developing Asia—including instruments and mechanisms—as well as country case studies and practical tips for governments to implement enhanced disaster risk reduction.


  • Executive Summary
  • The Context of Disaster Risk Reduction and Finance
  • Conceptualizing Disaster Risk Reduction Finance
  • Instruments for Financing Disaster Risk Reduction
  • Steps toward Enhanced Disaster Risk Reduction Finance

Additional Details

  • Climate change
  • Promoting climate resilient development
  • Disaster Risk Management
  • Disasters
  • Finance sector development
  • 68
  • 8.5 x 11
  • TIM200415-2
  • 978-92-9262-634-1 (print)
  • 978-92-9262-635-8 (electronic)
  • 978-92-9262-636-5 (ebook)

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