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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 →

Natural disaster risks remain high in Latin America & Caribbean, says IDB

A new set of indicators published by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) show that while some progress in disaster risk management has been made in Latin America and the Caribbean more needs to be done to reduce risks and prepare government finances to respond to natural catastrophes. The new edition of read the full article →