Insurance & Risk Transfer

VII Regional Platform will be held in 2021
The Government of Jamaica, the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) - Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean, and the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) are pleased to announce that the VII Regional
Screen shot of participants joining the ARISE AGM remotely
ARISE members met in record numbers for their Annual General Meeting this year, showing the growing emphasis on the private sector as key partners in disaster risk reduction. In the context of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, it was clear that members felt
Group Photo with ARISE Japan members
The ARISE national network in Japan (ARISE Japan) just became the first national network to publish its activity plan on UNDRR’s Voluntary Commitments online platform.
Prakash Javadekar, India’s Minister for Environment and Climate Change (centre), Matthew Rycroft, permanent Secretary for the UK Department for International Development (left) and Mami Mizutori, Head of the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction at the coalition event in New York.
The UK, Japan and Bhutan announced that they have joined the Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure, following its launch this week by the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi.

The high risk emanating from the increasing number of cyber attacks on critical infrastructure systems at national or local level is only now beginning to be understood. The cascading effect of that risk beyond the system under attack into allied and

Participants engaged in the first GRAF Expert Group meeting in Geneva
Experts from around the world meet to discuss development of the Global Risk Assessment Framework - an intereactive tool to curate and disseminate information and ideas to decision makers around risk information.

This document is the tenth in a series of special topics for consideration, as part of the Words into Action Guidelines on National Disaster Risk Assessment published by UNISDR. This section provides a general introduction to sovereign risk financing and

(from left) Idar Kreutzer, CEO of Finance Norway,  Robert Glasser, head of UNISDR, and Cecilie Daae, Director, Norwegian Directorate for Civil Protection (DSB)
The Norwegian Directorate for Civil Protection (DSB) held a conference this month on "Future Challenges - Are We Prepared?" which saw the launch of a new collaboration between DSB and the insurance industry.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Europe
Italian Banking, Insurance and Finance Federation
Brussels

This document is the second in a series of special topics for consideration, as part of the Words into Action Guidelines on National Disaster Risk Assessment published by UNISDR. This section focuses on the use of probabalistic models for risk assessment