Insurance & Risk Transfer

Group Photo with ARISE Japan members
KOBE – The Private Sector Alliance for Disaster Resilient Societies (ARISE) is a network of private sector entities working in partnership with the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) to substantially reduce disaster mortality based
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

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
European Committee of the Regions
Brussels
The Deputy Prime Minister of Mongolia, H.E. U. Khurelsukh (right) is recognized as Asian Champion for Disaster Risk Reduction by SRSG Mr Robert Glasser at the Global Platform 2017 in Mexico (Photo: UNISDR)
The Deputy Prime Minister of Mongolia, H.E. U. Khurelsukh was today recognized as an Asian Champion for Disaster Risk Reduction at the Global Platform in Mexico. H.E. U. Khurelsukh received the award from United Nations Secretary General’s Special Representative for Disaster Risk Reduction Mr Robert Glasser for his consistent passion, commitment and achievement on the issue.