Insurance & risk transfer

Insurance & risk transfer

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

Bird's view on a neighborhood with houses in Australia.
Climate Change, driven by the burning of coal, oil and gas is supercharging our weather systems. While climate change affects all Australians, the risks are not shared equally. In the most extreme instances, areas may become uninhabitable.
Climate Council of Australia
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2022
This report outlines the top 20 most at-risk federal electorates to climate change-related extreme weather events, providing a brief profile of the top 10. The report also outlines the most at risk electorates for each state and territory.
Climate Council of Australia
The floods that devastated parts of southeast Australia last month revealed, yet again, this nation’s growing insurance problem.
Conversation Media Group, the
A severely damaged house and a pile of debris in New Orleans after Hurricane Ida in the United States in 2021.
The costs of natural hazards have risen dramatically over the last decades. Besides the escalating climate crisis, this rise in costs is largely explained by urbanisation in exposed, often flood-prone, areas.
VOX EU
Floods have caused significant losses in the past year – in Europe, Asia and Australia. Extreme weather, overflowing rivers and dams, poor drainage and urbanisation, have all led to increased property damage, lives lost and economic disruption.
Swiss Reinsurance Company
WFP 2021 Climate Risk Insurance Annual Report
2022
WFP is making climate risk insurance solutions work for food-insecure populations. This annual report highlights WFP’s main achievements in the area of climate risk insurance in 2021.
World Food Programme
With co-financing from a World Bank administered multi-donor trust fund (MDTF), the Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility Segregated Portfolio Company (CCRIF SPC) offers sovereign insurance for earthquakes, tropical cyclones, and excess rainfall.
World Bank, the
Innovative vegetation-index crop insurance for smallholder farmers combined with cloud micro-insurance
InsuResilience Solutions Fund