Integrating Risk Finance into National Resilience and Adaptation Efforts

The increasing frequency and severity of disasters as a result of climate change threatens lives and livelihoods, food security, water supply, property security, and economic prosperity across the globe. Adaptation is vital to make society resilient to the impacts of climate change. This Policy Note examines how risk financing considerations can enhance vulnerable economies’ resilience efforts if integrated into national adaptation and investment processes, and efforts to address loss and damage.

Content Type
Policy Briefs / Policy Notes
Topic / Theme
Climate Change & Climate Policy (NAPs, NDCs), Risk Finance
Solutions / Instruments
Contingency Budget, Contingent Credit, Creation of DRF Strategy, Shock Responsive Social Protection, Sovereign Risk Transfer
Region
Asia, Latin America & Caribbean, Middle East & North Africa, Oceania & Pacific, Sub-Saharan Africa
Year
2021
Author
S.J. Amed, L.S. Kulick, K. Nett, D. Stadtmüller, V. Seifert, S. Kreft, S. Bee, S. Morton, P. Desanker, M. Goldberg and K. Warner
Pages
12
Language
English
Organization
InsuResilience Global Partnership, NDC Partnership