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A joint G7 and V20 ambition: Working towards a Global Shield against Climate Risks

Policy Briefs / Policy Notes
The G7 in partnership with the Vulnerable Twenty Group (V20) of Finance Ministers from the most climate vulnerable countries want to help close the protection gap for poor and vulnerable people against climate-related losses and damages....
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How disaster risk finance can link with social protection: maximising the effectiveness of shock response

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This brief provides some initial guidance for those wanting to deepen their understanding of SRSP from a financing perspective; it is suitable for those involved in the design or funding of DRF instruments and approaches, who want to...
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Factsheet: Climate and Disaster Risk Finance in the IPCC Sixth Assessment Report

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The use of Climate and Disaster Risk Finance and Insurance (CDRFI) approaches has significantly increased in recent years. The increase in relevance and use is well-reflected in the IPCC’s Sixth Assessment report, which extensively covers...
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Confronting simultaneous Climate, Public Health, and Economic Shocks in Developing Countries

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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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THE NEXUS BETWEEN INTERNATIONAL GENDER AND CLIMATE AND DISASTER RISK FINANCE AND INSURANCE FRAMEWORKS TO SUPPORT WITH NATIONAL ACTION

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Gender-smart Climate and Disaster Risk Finance and Insurance(CDRFI) lies at the convergence of multiple international and national policy priorities and commitments. Internationally, these include the United Nations Framework Convention on...
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Understanding climate risk insurance

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This factsheet explains how climate risk insurance works and why it is an important component of climate risk management. Climate risk insurance describes a suite of instruments for financial risk transfer that provides protection against...
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InsuResilience Direct climate risk insurance solutions

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This factsheet explains the benefits, challenges and limitations of direct climate risk insurance schemes. The concept of “climate risk insurance” denotes the application of insurance instruments to risks associated with climate change....
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InsuResilience Global Partnership Vision 2025: Reviewed Version July 2021

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At the first High-Level Consultative Group (HLCG) meeting of the InsuResilience Global Partnership (‘the Partnership’) held in December 2018, members agreed on the Concept Note of the InsuResilience Global Partnership and emphasized the...
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Discussion Paper: Creating synergies between macro and micro level insurance

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The disaster risk management community has been advocating for integrated and complementary disaster risk financing approaches. In spite of this, macro and micro insurance schemes have struggled to find areas of common support....
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A Human Rights-based Approach to Climate Risk Insurance

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Even if the goal of limiting temperature rise to 1.5 °C will be achieved and serious adaptation measures are in place, extreme weathers will put people and their livelihoods under risk – especially the poorest and most vulnerable...
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