DISASTER RISK & RISK TRANSFER

Disaster Risk Management: The systematic process of using administrative directives, organizations, and operational skills and capacities to implement strategies, policies and improved coping capacities in order to lessen the adverse impacts of hazards and the possibility of disaster; aims to avoid, lessen or transfer the adverse effects of hazards through activities and measures for prevention, mitigation and preparedness.
 
Insurance & Risk Transfer: Financial mechanisms formulated to reduce vulnerability to disasters by employing structured instruments such as insurance policies and catastrophe bonds which spread risks in exchange for a premium.


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