Insurance

Risk awareness, capital markets and catastrophic risks - Policy issues in insurance

 

Date of publication
12 August 2011

 

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The OECD contributes to the improvement of the financial management of major catastrophes both through the activities of the International Network on the Financial Management of Large-Scale Catastrophes and through the leadership of its High-Level Advisory Board.

 

This publication brings together 2 reports reflecting the OECD’s extensive work in this field over recent years:

  • a stocktaking of initiatives to promote natural hazard awareness and disaster risk reduction education, resulting in the publication of a policy handbook
     
  • a review of and recommendations on catastrophe-linked securities and the role of capital markets in supporting the financial mitigation of large-scale risks 

Related links

>> International Network on the Financial Management of Large-Scale Catastrophes

>> Good practices for mitigating and financing catastrophic risks

 

 

 

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