39109-012: Catastrophe Risk Insurance Mechanisms

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The proposed RETA will expand the use of captastrophe risk insurance mechanisms with the aim of reducing fiscal and economic volatility and social impact arising from natural disasters. It is anticipated that ADB and DMC decisionmakers will utilize TA recommendation to devlop suitable policies, meachnaisms and schemes for (i) pre-funding the reconstruction of public & private assets; (ii) facilitating the transfer of financial risks associated with natural perils from the government and ... Read More

Country Regional
Project Number 39109-012
Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number TA No. 6284
Approval Date 09 Dec 2005
Sector Finance
Subsector Insurance and Contractual Savings



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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
William Graham Settle
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Responsible ADB Department
Regional and Sustainable Development Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Public Management, Governance and Participation Div., RSDD

Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank

PDS Creation Date
27 Feb 2006

Last PDS Update
16 Mar 2006