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Tsunami damage, Solomon Islands 2007. Photo: AusAID CC BY 2.0 https://www.flickr.com/photos/dfataustralianaid/10730788596

Pacific catastrophe reinsurance pool mulls new 'tools' after country drops out

18 Feb 2015, RiskMarketNews, Parametric Pub

'The Solomon Islands experienced two disaster events which were not eligible for a payout and withdrew from the pilot. This has created the impetus to develop new Disaster Risk Financing and Insurance Programs (DRFI) tools to cover these layers of risk,' a recently released World Bank review of the program stated...


Top 5 Natural Disaster reported
Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Storm 1990 195,000
Storm 1991 88,000
Earthquake* 2009 5,585
Wildfire 1983 1,000
Storm 1983 1,000
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
Data version: v11.08   *: Including tsunami
Data displayed does not imply national endorsement.
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