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  • innovative finance for resilient infrastructure
    Innovative finance for resilient infrastructure

    Global economic losses from disasters are substantial and growing. They will continue to increase, driven by greater wealth, hazard exposure and, for some events, climate change.

    However, the severity of impact can be reduced by investing in greater resilience – the benefits of which include reduced asset damage and faster economic recovery post disaster. Greater resilience also gives confidence to businesses by lowering risk, thereby stimulating innovation and economic growth.

  • Climate Change and the Insurance Industry
    Climate Change and the Insurance Industry: Taking Action as Risk Managers and Investors

    This report offers new insights into the role of the insurance industry in addressing the climate change adaptation and mitigation goals. It highlights the insurance industry’s value proposition and efforts to build financial resilience to climate risks and to support the transitioning to a low-carbon economy. It proposes key recommendations for multiple stakeholders.

     

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  • Guidelines for Risk Assessment
    Guidelines for Risk Assessment to Support Sovereign Risk Financing and Risk Transfer

    This document has been developed in response to a request from the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) as part of Words into Action Guideline on National Disaster Risk Assessment: Governance System, Methodologies, and Use of Result. This module provides governments with a framework for risk assessment to support development of sovereign risk financing and risk transfer programmes. It also offers a checklist for conducting the underpinning risk analysis to guide the design of such programmes.

     

  • Managing Disaster Losses
    Mapping the Role of Insurance in Managing Disaster Losses: A Study of Low-Middle Income Countries

    This report, and the analyses, models, methodologies and predictions contained herein ("Information"), are based on RMS research, expertise, data provided by third parties, and where applicable, proprietary computer risk assessment technology of Risk Management Solutions, Inc. ("RMS").

     

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  • disaster risk management
    Risk transfer and insurance for disaster risk management: evidence and lessons learned

    This review paper was commissioned by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) under the Advance Climate Risk Insurance plus (ACRI+) project. The ACRI+ project is jointly implemented by the Munich Climate Insurance Initiative (MCII) and GIZ.

     

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