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Philippine earthquake insurance pool seems ripe for convergence market involvement

8th February 2013

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is supporting the development of a public-private initiative to create the first earthquake insurance pool for the Philippines. The project aims to launch a functioning earthquake insurance involving government, local insurers and the international insurance and reinsurance community by 2015 and the ADB has committed an initial grant of $500,000 […]

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Risk finance, such as reinsurance & catastrophe bonds, key to Asia’s disaster resilience

4th February 2013

A report published last week by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) discusses the need for robust natural disaster risk financing solutions to be employed in the Asia-Pacific region to strengthen its disaster resilience. The report says that natural disaster losses have risen more quickly than Asia-Pacific’s economy has expanded. At the same time insurance penetration […]

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