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Author: Eugene N. Gurenko
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: risk, perspective, management, reinsurance, catastrophe, country
Number of Pages: 366
Published: 2004-04-01
ISBN-10: 1904339204
ISBN-13: 9781904339205

Including the latest invaluable insights into catastrophe reinsurance, this book provides you with a wealth of risk management expertise gained from many of the largest catastrophe risk transfer programmes worldwide.

Author: J. David Cummins
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: principles, public, intervention, countries, developing, risk, financing, catastrophe
Number of Pages: 299
Published: 2009
ISBN-10: 0821377361
ISBN-13: 9780821377369

'Catastrophe Risk Financing in Developing Countries' provides a detailed analysis of the imperfections and inefficiencies that impede the emergence of competitive catastrophe risk markets in developing countries. The book demonstrates how donors and international financial institutions can assist governments in middle- and low-income countries in promoting effective and affordable catastrophe risk financing solutions.The authors present guiding principles on how and when governments, with assistance from donors and international financial institutions, should intervene in catastrophe insurance

Author: Unknown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: catastrophe, committee, chairman, financial, services, representatives, house, report, risks, european, risk, approaches, insure, natural, terrrorism
Number of Pages: 80
ISBN-10: 1428930620
ISBN-13: 9781428930629

Author: Eugene Gurenko
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: insurance, catastrophe, pool, turkish, history, turkey, earthquake
Number of Pages: 136
Published: 2006
ISBN-10: 0821365835
ISBN-13: 9780821365830

The persistent potential for large scale natural disasters has become a real concern for the Turkish government since the late 1990s, which ultimately led to the establishment of the Turkish Catastrophe Insurance Pool (TCIP). Among the main rationale of the creation of the TCIP were a grave government fiscal exposure to natural disasters and a disproportionately low level of catastrophe insurance penetration for such a disaster-prone country. Since the commencement of this program in 2000, the TCIP has provided coverage to more than 2 million households, being by far the largest insurance prog

Author: William B. Shear
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: catastrophe, terrorism, risks, natural, approaches, risk, european, insure
Number of Pages: 78
Published: 2005-08
ISBN-10: 0756749441
ISBN-13: 9780756749446

Natural catastrophes & terrorist attacks (NCTA) can place enormous financial demands on the insur. industry (II), result in sharply higher prem. & substantially reduced coverage. There are mechanisms to increase the capacity of the II to manage these events. This report: (1) provides an overview of the II's current capacity to cover NCTA risks & discusses the impacts of the 2004 hurricanes; (2) analyzes the potential of catastrophe bonds -- a security issued by insurers & reinsur. & sold to instit'l. investors -- & tax-ded. reserves to enhance private-sector capacity; & (3) describes the appro

Author: David Glover
Publisher: IDRC
Keywords: catastrophe, cost, haze, fires, indonesia
Number of Pages: 170
Published: 1999
ISBN-10: 9812300066
ISBN-13: 9789812300065

Author: John D. Pollner
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: financing, pooled, insurance, structures, risk, alternative, catastrophic, disaster, risks, using, managing
Number of Pages: 132
Published: 2001-02
ISBN-10: 0821349171
ISBN-13: 9780821349175

This report examines the existing constraints and opportunities to implement a catastrophe insurance system which can resolve the key obstacles currently impeding broader implementation of a risk funding approach. The four main pillars in such a strategy involve: strengthening the insurance sector regulatory requirements and supervision; establishment of broad based pooled catastrophe funding structures with efficient risk transfer tools; promoting public insurance policies linked to programs for loss reduction in the uninsured sectors; and strengthening the risk assessment and enforcement of
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