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Nicaragua to get $10.7m after hurricane Eta triggers parametric CCRIF policy

The Government of Nicaragua will receive a US $10.7 million payout after recent major hurricane Eta triggered its parametric tropical cyclone insurance policy with the CCRIF. The CCRIF SPC (formerly known as the Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility) provides a range of parametric catastrophe insurance products to the Caribbean and Central read the full article →

Hurricane Iota could hit Category 5 before Central America landfall

Hurricane Iota has rapidly strengthened into a major hurricane and will bring catastrophic and life-threatening impacts to a Central American region that has yet to recover from the impacts of recent storm Eta. Hurricane Iota formed in the Caribbean in recent days and is taking a similar path to major hurricane read the full article →

CCRIF targets private sector risk with parametric utilities cover

The CCRIF SPC (formerly known as the Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility) is expanding its appetite to include private sector risk, with the launch of a parametric insurance product for the electric utility sector in the Caribbean. Adding risk from the private sector to its already growing pool of largely sovereign read the full article →

CCRIF makes $7.45m payout to Haiti for hurricane Laura

Hurricane Laura's passage has triggered parametric insurance coverage for Haiti, with the country receiving $7.45 million from the CCRIF SPC (formerly known as the Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility). Haiti received $7.2 million as the hurricane's rains triggered its parametric excess rainfall policy that it has in place with the CCRIF. In read the full article →

CDB & Canada to fund CCRIF premiums for nine Caribbean countries

The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) and Government of Canada have partnered to fund the CCRIF parametric insurance premiums of nine Caribbean countries, enabling them to continue with coverage despite the fiscal impacts from the Covid-19 pandemic. Canada is financing a new CAD$20 million fund to support the premium needs of the read the full article →

CCRIF renewals see members split policies to calibrate parametric coverage

At this year's renewal of member country policies for the CCRIF SPC (formerly known as the Caribbean Catastrophic Risk Insurance Facility), some have elected to split coverage across multiple policies, enabling them to better calibrate or target their parametric disaster insurance protection. At the renewals this year, members of the CCRIF read the full article →

Belize takes parametric rainfall payout from CCRIF after Amanda/Cristobal

The central American nation of Belize has benefited from a payout of its parametric excess rainfall policy, provided by the CCRIF SPC, after rains from tropical storms Amanda and Cristobal triggered its coverage. The CCRIF SPC (formerly known as the Caribbean Catastrophic Risk Insurance Facility) has already made one payout to read the full article →

Guatemala gets CCRIF rainfall payout for tropical storms Amanda/Cristobal

The Government of Guatemala has benefited from its parametric disaster insurance coverage under the CCRIF SPC (formerly known as the Caribbean Catastrophic Risk Insurance Facility) as the countries parametric excess rainfall insurance was triggered by tropical storms Amanda and Cristobal. Once again demonstrating the speed at which payouts can be made read the full article →

CCRIF offers premium & parametric coverage benefits due to Covid-19

The CCRIF SPC (formerly known as the Caribbean Catastrophic Risk Insurance Facility) is set to extend discounts on premiums and other coverage benefits to certain of its members with the support of the World Bank, to assist them in continuing with their parametric disaster insurance protection, even despite the fiscal read the full article →

CCRIF Caribbean parametric risk pool grows over $1bn, as members renew

The CCRIF SPC (formerly known as the Caribbean Catastrophic Risk Insurance Facility) has expanded its parametric disaster insurance risk pool to more than $1 billion, as all of its Caribbean member countries renewed their coverage and some expanded the protection they benefit from. The CCRIF SPC provides parametric disaster insurance protection read the full article →