Insurance

Disaster Risk Financing

A global survey of practices and challenges

Published on November 04, 2015

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The publication provides an overview of the disaster risk assessment and financing practices of a broad range of economies relative to guidance elaborated in G20/OECD Framework for Disaster Risk Assessment and Risk Financing. The publications is based on survey responses provided by 29 economies, as well as research undertaken by the OECD and other international organisations, and provides a global overview of the approaches that economies facing various levels of disaster risk and economic development have taken to managing the financial impacts of natural and man-made catastrophes.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Foreword
Executive summary
Financial management of disaster risks
Assessment of disaster risks, financial vulnerabilities and the impact of disasters
Private disaster risk financing tools and markets and the need for financial preparedness
Government compensation, financial assistance arrangements and sovereign risk financing strategies
Key priorities for strengthening financial resilience
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