2018 BIARI Philippines will convene an interdisciplinary group of academics and practitioners to develop a better understanding of community resilience as it pertains to disaster risk reduction and management. The training will tackle community resilience in the context of the Philippine Disaster Rehabilitation and Recovery Framework based on Global and Local Good Practice and Experience from Past Disasters. Lectures, workshops, and other activities will be grouped into sectoral themes such as Livelihood and Business Development, Housing and Settlement, Social Services, etc. Issues that cut across sectors, such as vulnerable groups, gender sensitivity, poverty, and the environment will also be discussed. The training program will take place in Clark, Pampanga, Philippines on October 21-27, 2018.