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Jamaica increases Climate-resilience through the First-ever Sovereign Catastrophe Bond for a Small Island in the Caribbean

Case studies
The high exposure of Jamaica to natural and climate-related disasters is posing an increased risk to the country’s population as well as its macroeconomic and financial outlook. The Government of Jamaica is addressing this risk by...
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Confronting simultaneous Climate, Public Health, and Economic Shocks in Developing Countries

Policy Briefs / Policy Notes
Developing countries and small economies are facing the prospect of more frequent and devastating compound shocks, defined as multiple disruptive events—including natural disasters, economic and financial crises, and pandemics—striking...
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CCRIF and Guardian General Insurance Limited Sign MOU to Scale Up Access to Microinsurance in the Caribbean

News/Blog
Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, February 2, 2022. Article originally posted on the CCRIF website.   Today, CCRIF and Guardian General Insurance Limited signed a Memorandum of Understanding to offer individuals and organizations such as...
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Index Insurance and Climate Risk: Prospects for Development and Disaster Management

Reports / Studies
Is index insurance an effective tool to manage climate-related disasters? The climate has always presented a challenge to those whose livelihoods depend on it. For poor people, a variable climate presents a risk that can critically restrict...
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Insuring growth: the impact of disaster funds on economic reconstruction in Mexico

Reports / Studies
Climate change has considerably increased the likelihood of experiencing extreme weather events. Governments in developing countries have a limited capacity to smooth the losses created by extreme weather, and could potentially benefit from...
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The Future of Disaster Risk Pooling for Developing Countries: Where Do We Go From Here?

Policy Briefs / Policy Notes
Developing countries require greater access to finance to respond quickly and effectively to disasters. Multiple tools are available to enable this, including national disaster funds, contingent credit lines, and parametric insurance...
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Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility SPC Annual Report 2018-19

Reports / Studies
Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility SPC Annual Report 2018-19 summarizes the achievements and activities for the different programs and projects conducted in the company.
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Promoting access to insurance for people with disabilities and small and micro entrepreneurs – The case of El Salvador

Case studies
Most farmers and micro entrepreneurs in El Salvador are exposed to different economic and weather-related shocks threating their livelihoods and food security. Still, they lack access to adecuate and affordable insurance products to protect...
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L’avenir De La Mutualisation Des Risques De Catastrophe Pour Les Pays En Développement: Quelles Sont Les Prochaines Etapes?

Policy Briefs / Policy Notes
Les pays en développement ont besoin d’accéder plus facilement au financement pour pouvoir réagir rapidement et efficacement en cas de catastrophes naturelles. De nombreux outils financiers peuvent être mobilisés pour cela, notamment...
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IAIS-A2ii-MiN-InsuResilience Global Partnership Consultative Forums in 2019 “Climate and disaster risk: building resilience, bridging the protection gap”

Event Reports
In 2019, three dialogue forums were jointly organised in Latin America, Africa, and Asia by the Access to Insurance Initiative (A2ii), the International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS), Microinsurance Network (MiN) and...
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