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Microinsurance Network publishes State of Microinsurance 2018

1 month, 1 week ago
Posted in: Africa, Asia, Insurance

State of Microinsurance 2018 (3.4 MB)

Members of Microinsurance Network play a leading role in providing innovative, affordable insurance products around the world. With the intentio to combine and aggregrate that expertise, the Network opened a call for papers for the State of Microinsurance in 2018. With the special focal point of the Sustainable Development Goals, the State of Microinsurance 2018 presents case studies on the influence and contribution of insurance on zero hunger, climate change ...


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In-depth report on the crop (re)insurance market in India by Lloyd's and RMS

1 month, 2 weeks ago
Posted in: Asia, Insurance

Harvesting Opportunity_Crop Reinsurance market_Lloyds_RMS.pdf (6.6 MB)

RMS has published in cooperation with Lloyd's of London an insightful market report on the crop (re)insurance market in India. After an overview of crop (re)insurance in India, the report details the impacts of weather and climate on crop yield and crop insurance losses, explains crop risk modelling, and highlights the findings of a study on Indian crop risk. Before concluding the report, RMS and Lloyd's ...


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‘Florence’ and ‘Mangkhut’ underline the role of the insurance industry

3 months ago
Posted in: Asia, Catastrophe risk management, Climate Change, Insurance

geneva association_ climate_change_and_the_insurance_industry (1.2 MB)

With Hurricane Florence currently threating the Carolinas and Georgia, and Super Typhoon Mangkhut causing evacuations in the Philippines, the storm season is unfortunately well upon us. In a recent New York Times opinion piece by David Leonhardt, experts have stated that the effects of climate change may cause the “sudden intensification” of cyclones. It seems like, they will become more unpredictable in the future.

 

The Government of the Philippines has ...


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IAIS Report: Risks of Climate Change to the Insurance Sector

3 months, 3 weeks ago
Posted in: Climate Change, Insurance

SIF-IAIS_Issues_Paper_on_Climate_Risk_to_the_Insurance_Sector_(clean).pdf (2.3 MB)

The International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS) in cooperation with the Sustainabile Insurance Forum (SIF) has published an in-depth report on climate change risks to the insurance sector in July. Based on vast industry experience, the Issues Paper seeks to educate about the challenges presented by climate change. It illustrates current risks and impacts in the underwriting processes and details how the industry changes its practices in various jurisdictions in ...


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Coastal City Adaptation Project’s use of risk finance in Mozambique

4 months, 1 week ago
Posted in: Africa, Catastrophe risk management, Disaster Risk Finance, Insurance

increasing climate resilience through risk finance (288.7 KB)

In a report on Mozambique, Marsh & McLennan Companies elaborate on the ways that risk financing can enhance climate risk and catastrophe risk resilience in developing countries. Using specifically the example of USAID’s Coastal City Adaptation Project in Mozambique, the authors describe the successes and challenges of the project.

 

The City Adaptation Project decreases the exposure to rising sea levels and weather events by training local communities, promoting mitigation ...


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