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Parametric catastrophe insurance pilot launched for Pacific Islands

18th January 2013

A new disaster insurance facility has been officially launched today to provide parametric insurance cover for tropical cyclone (typhoon) and earthquake, including tsunami, risks to a group of Pacific Islands. The pilot project, launched today by the World Bank and the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) Pacific Catastrophe Risk Assessment and Financing Initiative (PCRAFI) […]

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Asia disaster insurance facility plans taking shape

5th December 2011

Some details have emerged, via the Japanese press, of a much discussed Asia disaster insurance facility which has been widely expected to emerge for over a year. The Japanese government say that they plan to work with the World Bank and Asian Development Bank to establish a disaster insurance facility for the Asia-Pacific region to […]

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