Insurance & Risk Transfer

This study assesses the impact of natural disasters to small businesses, using two case studies, the Townsville floods of 2019 and the ‘Black Summer’ Bushfires of 2019-20, as well as the role that insurance plays in the economic recovery of the regions.
Strengthening resilience Managing national disasters after the 2019-20 bushfire season
This documents presents the experiences and analysis of the Australian 2019-2020 bushfires and gives recommendation to inform the better natural disaster management in the country in the future.
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The CES is the world’s second-costliest insured earthquake loss in history and supports the New Zealand regulator’s 1-in-1,000-year capital requirement.
This report considers what role insurance played in restoring local economic activity and reducing the long-term impacts of these natural disasters, examining three severe natural disaster events in Australia between 2019 and 2020.

This paper reviews findings from a research project examining the role insurance cover (or the lack thereof) plays in disaster recovery. It considers the implications of insurance within a shared-responsibility model for emergency management and disaster

Putting communities impacted by disasters back on their feet as quickly as possible, and in a better state, is just one example of how we make AXA’s purpose a reality. (Re) insurers immediately inject capital into disasters in a structured and coordinated

This working paper describes the current situation of disaster risk finance in the countries in the Pacific Islands, examines the insurability, assesses some of the key challenges, and suggests components of insurance coverage that are relevant to the Pacific Islands.
The Cabridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) has collected data from households in the Philippines affected by the devastating 2013 Typhoon Haiyan to assess whether those with mutual microinsurance life cover policies were able to recover more effectively than those without.
A new study reveals that mutual microinsurance provided greater resilience for low-income Filipino communities after 2013's Typhoon Haiyan.