Catastrophic Risks and Insurance

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These proceedings, based on a conference held in November 2004 at OECD in Paris, present leading academic analysis as well as government and private sector information and experience-sharing on how governments and the financial and insurance sectors can deal with losses caused by terrorism, atmosperic perils, and other large-scale risks.



Disaster Risk Management Policy in the Philippines

This chapter first highlights the particular risk-exposure of the Philippines to disasters and calamities. It then provides an overview of the Philippine Disaster Management System, of the comprehensive emergency management framework and of the funding mechanism of these disaster management programs. It also presents a project for a risk transfer scheme to cope with natural disasters.


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