disaster insurance fund


IADB looking at contingent disaster financing for Latin America and Caribbean

The Inter-American Development Bank has been discussing new disaster risk financing instruments to assist countries in Latin America and the Caribbean to recover after major natural disaster or weather events. A disaster fund has been discussed and is one of the options on the table. Other instruments which have been read the full article →

ASEAN nations to progress with plans for disaster insurance fund

Members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have agreed to press ahead with plans for a disaster insurance fund after a meeting of their finance ministers last Friday in Bali. The ministers agreed that a regional disaster and catastrophe insurance facility is essential to deal with events such read the full article →