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Risk Transfer & Insurance

Financial mechanisms formulated to reduce vulnerability to disasters by employing structured instruments such as insurance policies and catastrophe bonds which spread risks in exchange for a premium.

Time is now for insurers to collaborate on disaster resilience

23 Jul 2014, Insurance Business

'Insurers have a huge influence, whether as providers of risk transfer solutions, or by accurately pricing risk which guides business and governments to make appropriate investment decisions,' said Serena Brown, senior manager with the global development initiative at KPMG International...


Extracts of progress reports by progress indicator on the implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action
  • Indicator 4.1 [PDF, 104Kb]Disaster risk reduction is an integral objective of environment related policies and plans, including for land use natural resource management and adaptation to climate change
  • Indicator 4.2 [PDF, 102Kb]Social development policies and plans are being implemented to reduce the vulnerability of populations most at risk
  • Indicator 5.3 [PDF, 86Kb]Financial reserves and contingency mechanisms are in place to support effective response and recovery when required.

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