Insurance & risk transfer

Disaster insurance, re-insurance, catastrophe bonds, contingency funding and credit, micro-insurance, loans, reserve funds, risk financing, risk insurance.

Latest Insurance & risk transfer additions in the Knowledge Base

This study presents a method to project future riverine flood risk in Europe by simulating population growth in floodplains, where households’ settlement location decisions endogenously depend on environmental and institutional factors.
The Insurance Development Forum Sovereign and Humanitarian Solutions Working Group is on a mission to reduce the protection gap in vulnerable and climate-exposed regions by implementing new risk financing instruments through the Tripartite Programme.
Insurance Development Forum
An inundated village in South Sudan
Concern Worldwide, through the Zurich Flood Resilience Alliance, is focused on supporting stronger flood resilience in Aweil West and Aweil North, Northern Bahr el Ghazal State through local actions such as Village Saving and Loans Associations.
Zurich Flood Resilience Alliance
Shepherd leading a flock of goats in a sandy and dusty environment in Africa.
Khushbu Mishra, MRR Innovation Lab researcher and economist at Stetson University, recently published a paper on bundling insurance against drought with agricultural loans to encourage smallholder uptake of agricultural technology in northern Ghana.
University of California, Davis
This update follows the 15th Official Meeting of the IDF Steering Committee held on Wednesday 27th September 2023, and summarises the IIWG’s ongoing activities under the key pillars of implementation, engagement and advocacy.
Insurance Development Forum
A farmer shows off his rice harvest in Bangladesh
Wealthy nations could provide 100 of the world's most vulnerable countries a combined $25 billion in annual protection against climate disasters for as little as $10 million per nation, research published on Tuesday showed.
Thomson Reuters
Cover and source: SLYCAN Trust
This report aims to map key climate-related risks and vulnerabilities related to climate change as well as the other aspects of food and agriculture in Sri Lanka in the context of climate change adaptation and climate-induced loss and damage.
The different weather-related disasters France has seen this year paint a pessimistic landscape for insurance prices in 2024.

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