Insurance & Risk Transfer

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This publication is part of an initiative aimed at enhancing the capacity of sector specialists and gender focal points to produce and utilize gender analysis in their work on Climate and Disaster Risk Finance and Insurance (CDRFI).
Insurance from WFP helps families to buy food, meet their immediate needs and rebuild their lives
This brief explains how the World Food Programme has tested and developed climate risk insurance solutions to both protect and improve people's livelihoods as well as finance rapid recoveries.
Insurance development in emerging markets
This report examines the role of public policy and regulation in developing a robust and competitive re/insurance market to help protect societies, support economic development and increase resilience.
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This briefing note highlights the complex policy landscape of approaches to move towards more anticipatory, pre-agreed disaster financing and response. It summarises key findings and recommendations for practitioners in the field.
Malawi smallholder farming
The ADB Board has approved two grants of $9.25 million to implement the Africa Disaster Risk Financing Programme in Malawi. The move will boost the country’s resilience against climate-related shocks and food insecurity.
Innovative yield guarantee solution for Indian smallholder farmers to incentivise climate smart agricultural practices.
Credit card payment in a market
The World Bank and donors met to discuss a future global disaster risk finance agenda in 2017. As disasters and climate shocks increasingly threaten lives, assets, and livelihoods the question became: What more can be done to boost financial preparedness?
Burnt out house, only the outer walls are still standing
Besides mitigation and adaptation, addressing loss and damage is the crucial third pillar of climate action: helping people after they have experienced climate-related loss and damage.
A resilient plant growing on a street.
World Property and Casualty Insurance Report 2022: research suggests that only 8% of insurers are resilience champions; 73% of policyholders rank climate change among their top concerns.