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Most disasters are not unpredictable, but treating them as such leads to critical opportunities to save lives and build long term resilience being missed. Read more...

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22 September 2019

How to assess the impact of a Drought Risk Financing facility: A guide

This guide outlines some of the conceptual questions, and practical tools, that can be used to evaluate drought risk financing (DRF) initiatives. It offers a framework for thinking about the impact of drought risk financ... Read more...

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14 November 2017

Drought Financing Facility summary

The purpose of this report is to give an overview of the way the Drought Financing Facility is designed, including two proposed pilots in Zimbabwe and Pakistan. Read more...

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07 November 2017

Weathering a risky climate: The role of insurance in reducing vulnerability to extreme weather

Extreme weather events were almost twice as common over the past ten years as they were during the 1980s. The people on the frontlines of the climate crisis are those who are least responsible for causing it: the world’s poorest a... Read more...

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04 May 2016

Drought insurance for early response

This report outlines the design of a new funding mechanism that will ensure more timely humanitarian response to emerging drought-induced food and livelihood crises. The design of this mechanism was carried out through joint partn... Read more...

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25 May 2015