From relief to preparedness: including insurance in disaster risk management strategies

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Key messages from IAIS-A2ii-MiN-InsuResilience Global Partnership Consultative Forum in Bangladesh
Written by the Access to Insurance Initiative and the Microinsurance Network

Climate change is increasing the already-massive impact natural disasters have on the poor and vulnerable. Insurance as part of an integrated risk management package can play a vital role in building greater resilience and protecting individuals and communities; however, it is currently falling short, and there remains a significant insurance protection gap to address.

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Member profile: Green Delta Insurance

Thursday, November 21, 2019

Not every insurance company CEO gets to the UN on a regular basis! Green Delta Insurance boss Farzanah Chowdhury told us about her mission to get Bangladesh insured: 

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Challenging trends to overcome as latest Landscape of Microinsurance in Africa Study is launched

Thursday, November 21, 2019

One of the highlights of this year’s International Conference on Inclusive Insurance was undoubtedly the launch of the Landscape of Microinsurance in Africa: focus on selected countries - a study commissioned by the MiN and supported by the Government of Luxembourg, Luxembourg Aid & Development, Munich Re Foundation, the Center for the Economic Analysis of Risk (CEAR) at Georgia State University and AXA.

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Customer centricity and gender sensitivity are essential for inclusive insurance

Thursday, October 31, 2019

Inclusive insurance is reaching an increasing number of low-income communities. But these numbers pale in comparison against the billions of people who could benefit from insurance but who still lack cover - the so-called ‘missing middle’. These people - with incomes of between two and ten dollars a day - are often those who need insurance the most but are least likely to have it.

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