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A satellite photo showing Hurricane Maria approaching the Caribbean islands
For Caribbean countries like Jamaica, it’s important to be financially prepared before hurricanes strike. Pre-arranged financing cannot stop them from wreaking havoc, but it can help a country provide immediate support to the poor and vulnerable.
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How the catastrophe bond market is supporting financial resilience in Jamaica
Jamaica Observer, the
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2021
This document outlines the risks faced by Jamaica and the relevant policies, initiatives, and institutions for managing risk and supporting anticipatory action (AA), social protection, and insurance risk mechanisms.
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