Tags: risk financing

Annual Global Climate and Catastrophe Report Impact Forecasting — 2013

Global natural disasters in 2013 combined to cause economic losses of USD192 billion, 4% below the ten year average of USD200 billion. The losses were generated by 296 separate events, compared to an average of 259. The disasters caused insured losses of USD45 billion, 22% below the 10-year average of USD58 billion and the lowest total since 2009. In a …

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Caribbean: Addressing public/sovereign risks – the Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility (CCRIF)

The CCRIF is a regional insurance facility owned and operated by 16 Caribbean governments. The facility insures the governments against the impacts of catastrophic hurricanes and earthquakes and allows them to access liquidity on short notice using parametric triggers. For earthquakes the triggers are based on USGS data on the location, intensity, and likelihood of …

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Emergency preparedness financing in Nepal: desk review

Review of current funding mechanisms for disaster preparedness in Nepal and analysis of opportunities for improved risk financing in the future. Emergency preparedness financing in Nepal: desk review, September 2011 http://www.devinit.org/wp-content/uploads/Nepal-case-study-final.pdf

Feasibility Study for Agricultural Insurance in Nepal

A feasibility study investigating the potential for agricultural insurance to be used as a financial risk transfer tool for small and marginal farmers in Nepal. The study outlines the core institutional, financial, and technical challenges to the introduction of agricultural insurance and then outlines a framework for overcoming these challenges to develop a sustainable, market-based …

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Building Urban Resilience

Reference document prepared for East Asia and Pacific which aims to increase the resilience of cities to disasters and climate change impacts by promoting a risk-based approach in public investment decision-making process. Building Urban Resilience http://iaibr3.iai.int/twiki/pub/ForoEditorial2012/WebHome/EAP_handbook_principles_tools_practice_web.pdf