African Risk Capacity


Parametric outbreak & epidemic insurance launched by ARC

The African Risk Capacity (ARC), the provider of parametric sovereign disaster risk insurance and other support to African nations, has launched a new insurance product designed to cover disease outbreaks and epidemics.The outbreak and epidemic parametric insurance product has been designed to deliver rapid payouts and targeted funds for detected read the full article →

ARC and African Development Bank partner to expand risk transfer

The African Risk Capacity (ARC) and the African Development Bank (AfDB) are to collaborate to enhance Member states' understanding of the need for and value of disaster insurance and ultimately to help expand and embed risk transfer within countries policy and development objectives.The African Risk Capacity (ARC), Africa’s first sovereign read the full article →

ARC opens parametric insurance products to organisations & NGO’s

The African Risk Capacity (ARC) aims to double the coverage it provides to as much as $1.5 billion by 2020, by opening up its parametric insurance products to international organisations, such as United Nations agencies and non-governmental organisations (NGO's).The African Risk Capacity (ARC), Africa’s first sovereign catastrophe insurance pool, is read the full article →