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Microinsurance for disaster risk reduction: post-disaster recovery of poor

Southasiadisasters.net, issue no. 83, March 2012:

This issue presents articles covering different aspects of microinsurance within the disaster risk reduction (DRR) context. The articles, contributed by experts and practitioners from DRR and insurance field, include: (i) joint efforts for mitigating economic loss; (ii) financing risk reduction and recovery before disaster strikes; (iii) microinsurance for vulnerable coastal communities in Odisha; (iv) importance of microinsurance for the poor: thinking through disaster perspective; (v) microfinance: social work perspectives; (vi) rainfall insurance: a case of SEWA for converting challenge into opportunity; (vii) microinsurance for school community: a protection tool for local community; (viii) microinsurance benefits the poor and vulnerable; (ix) microinsurance: key service for people at the bottom of pyramid; (x) microinsurance for disaster risk reduction; (xi) transferring disaster risk: can it take care of the children and elderly?; (xii) microinsurance: a Birla sun life insurance perspective; (xiii) national platform on disaster risk reduction.


  • Themes:Community-based DRR, Economics of DRR, Insurance & Risk Transfer, Recovery, Social Impacts & Resilience, Vulnerable Populations
  • Countries/Regions:India

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/26379

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