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Microinsurance Catastrophe Risk Organisation (MiCRO) triggered in Haiti

15th June 2011

The Microinsurance Catastrophe Risk Organisation (MiCRO) facility, which was launched in April by a high-profile partnership of companies, is reported (by Microfinance Focus) to have been triggered in Haiti during recent heavy rain and flooding in Haiti. The facility provides a microinsurance product which utilises a parametric trigger to settle claims after specific catastrophes including […]

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CCRIF to make payout after hurricane Earl hits Caribbean

1st September 2010

Hurricane Earl passed close enough to the Caribbean island state of Anguilla yesterday to trigger a payment under the Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility (CCRIF). Early reports suggest that Earl, a major Category 4 hurricane, blew roofs off buildings in Anguilla, downed power lines and caused beach erosion and flooding from the storm surge and […]

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