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As of: January 2018

Climate Risk Insurance and Adaptation in the Caribbean

Objective and activities

The project aims to scale-up the implementation of climate risk insurances in those countries, where the Livelihood Protection Policy (LPP) is already available and by introducing the LPP to additional countries. In addition to that, the measureable links to disaster risk reduction policies and practices of participating countries shall be increased. The project also aims to increase the awareness of livelihood protection, climate change adaptation, and insurance in participating countries and to contribute knowledge to regional and international policy processes (e.g. UNFCCC). As a result, the number of potential clients and their access to climate risk insurance shall be increased as will be the number of companies offering climate risk insurance products to vulnerable populations.

Predeccessor project(s)
Regional institutions, adaptation, and insurance: expanding coverage for medium-level weather extremes in vulnerable countries using risk reduction and innovative insurance solutions

Project data

Belize, Grenada, Jamaica, Saint Lucia, Trinidad and Tobago

Implementing organisation:
Munich Climate Insurance Initiative (MCII)

Partner institution(s):
Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility (CCRIF) - Grand Cayman;DHI Water & Environment (S) Pte. Ltd., MIKE, Powered by DHI - Denmark;Münchener Rückversicherungs-Gesellschaft (Munich Re) - Germany

BMUB grant:
€ 2,628,510

11/2016 till 10/2019


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