The number of Filipinos covered by short-term microinsurance products rose to a record 53.7m in 2021, alongside total premiums which exceeded the PHP10bn ($191m) mark for the first time.
A blog post on lessons learnt on integrating gender into climate risk insurance solutions during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Bangladesh’s smallholders face huge weather risks. A new international partnership aims to provide suitable insurance. This should greatly increase farmers’ resilience to climate change.
A blog post on crisis lessons regarding the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on climate resilience.
A blog post on the history, impacts and prospects of index insurance.
An overview of the UNDP strategy for enhancing climate resilience by working with the insurance sector.
A blog post about the impacts of flooding insurance on the rural smallholders, mainly on the examples of Bangladesh and India.
A story on how the World Bank has supported the Philippines to develop catastrophe bonds that would help to transfer the costs of natural disasters to capital markets.