OECD adopts guidance on disaster risk financing strategies
23/2/2017 - The effective financial management of disaster risks is a key public policy challenge for governments around the world, particularly those faced with significant exposures to such risks and/or limited capacity to manage the financial impacts of natural and/or man-made disasters, such as floods, earthquakes, cyclones, terrorist attacks, industrial and technological accidents, and pandemics.
With these considerations in mind, the OECD has adopted a Recommendation on Disaster Risk Financing Strategies that provides guidance on the development of strategies for the financial management of disaster risks. Read more
OECD work on disaster risk financing
Under the guidance of the High-Level Advisory Board on the Financial Management of Catastrophic Risks and the OECD Insurance and Private Pensions Committee, the OECD supports the development of strategies for the financial management of natural and man-made disaster risks through the development of guidance and analysis and the sharing of experience and best practices through meetings and seminars.
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OECD-ADBI Seminar on Disaster Risk Financing in Asia, 2016, 24 June 2016, Tokyo
OECD Conference on the financial management of flood risk, 12-13 May 2016, Paris
IPPC Special Session on Climate Change and the Insurance sector, 4 December 2015, Paris
Global Seminar on Disaster Risk Financing, 17-18 September 2015, Kuala Lumpur
3rd International Meeting on Terrorism Risk Insurance, 10 September 2014, Washington D.C.
1st Conference on Terrorism Risk Insurance, 2010, Paris
Mr. Leigh Wolfrom