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Posted on Mar 26, 2018 (25 days ago)

Pacific Standard

How New Satellites Can Help Prevent Disaster Insurance Fraud ...
Pacific Standard
A new fleet of satellites could become the ultimate foil for fraudsters looking to make a quick buck in the wake of a natural disaster. That's the intention of Planet, a San Francisco company that has sent around 380 satellites into space since 2013 ...

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Posted on Apr 6, 2018 (15 days ago)

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ADB hires Kessler from Swiss Re for disaster risk insurance role
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... on the SDGs,” commented ADB Vice-President for Knowledge Management and Sustainable Development Bambang Susantono. “We are committed to supporting countries to mobilize the diverse sources of financing they will need to achieve the SDGs. We have ...


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Posted on Apr 16, 2018 (4 days ago)

ReliefWeb

Facing risk: options and challenges in ensuring that climate/disaster risk finance and insurance deliver for poor people
ReliefWeb
This report asks if and how the international investment on climate/disaster risk financing (CDRF) and climate/disaster insurance (not other forms of insurance such as health or life cover) can contribute to this. In 2015, the G7 agreed a target to ...


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Posted on Apr 18, 2018 (2 days ago)

KRVS

Bayou to Beltway: April 18, 2018 - Jim Donelon
KRVS
Bayou to Beltway speaks with La Commissioner of Insurance Jim Donelon. This week Bayou to Beltway talks with LA Commissioner of Insurance Jim Donelon about a number of pressing issues, including auto insurance, health insurance, disaster insurance and ...


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Posted on Mar 28, 2018 (23 days ago)

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UK wants China to use its new ILS framework for catastrophe bonds
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Chinese officials welcomed the launch of the UK's insurance-linked securities (ILS) legislation, consisting of regulatory and tax framework, at the meetings, while at the same time the UK government welcomed China's moves to encourage greater uptake of ...


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Posted on Mar 29, 2018 (23 days ago)

Disaster resilience & risk transfer on agenda for ASEAN ministers ...
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Finance ministers from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) group of countries are set to discuss disaster resilience and risk transfer at meetings scheduled for next week in Singapore, with the group looking to find ways to bring ...

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Posted on Apr 5, 2018 (15 days ago)

St. Lucia Times Online News (press release)

Minister wants disaster insurance for farmers
St. Lucia Times Online News (press release)
Insurance for farmers in a bid to build a more resilient agriculture industry, is among measures being explored by the government of Saint Lucia. The disclosure has come from Agriculture Minister, Ezechiel Joseph. Joseph said that unfortunately, there ...

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Posted on Apr 17, 2018 (3 days ago)

Port of Tacoma: LNG plant a bad deal for citizens
The News Tribune
Re: “Port of Tacoma, Puyallup Tribe work to strengthen relationship,” (TNT, 4/9). I read this op-ed by Port Commissioner John McCarthy. There are serious negatives with the Port's liquefied natural gas (LNG) refinery, which the Tribe opposes, such as ...


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Posted on Mar 23, 2018 (29 days ago)

GMA News

Project eyes affordable insurance for poor, disaster-prone municipalities
GMA News
A project seeking to come up with affordable insurance for disaster-prone and poor municipalities to help them recover from natural disasters faster was launched on Friday. UP-Center for Local and Regional Governance (UP-CLRG) and non-government ...

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Posted on Apr 10, 2018 (11 days ago)

CCRIF looks to scale up parametric protection, add new products
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CCRIF provides Caribbean and Central American nations with parametric disaster insurance protection, against perils including hurricanes, earthquakes and extreme rainfall. The risks are structured and underwritten using parametric triggers and the ...


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