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The CCRIF Excess Rainfall (XSR) Model

Caribbean and Central American countries face a number of primary natural hazard risks, particularly earthquake and hurricane risks. Secondary risks such as those from flooding and landslides, storm surge and wave impacts, and tsunamis also pose significant threat. Additionally, these countries are frequently affected by extreme precipitation events that are often, but not always, induced by tropical cyclones.

Understanding CCRIF - A Collection of Questions and Answers - Revised February 2016

This book provides a collection of questions and answers that provide a comprehensive overview of CCRIF and its products and services as well as its role within the wider context of disaster risk management.

Technical Paper - Understanding CCRIF's Hurricane, Earthquake and Excess Rainfall Policies

CCRIF SPC offers earthquake, tropical cyclone and excess rainfall policies to Caribbean governments. In April 2015, CCRIF signed a Memorandum of Understanding with COSEFIN (the Council of Ministers of Finance of Central America, Panama and the Dominican Republic) to allow Central American countries to access similar coverage

Understanding CCRIF - A Collection of Questions and Answers - March 2015

CCRIF SPC (formerly the Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility) is a not-for-profit risk pooling facility, owned, operated and registered in the Caribbean for Caribbean governments. It offers parametric insurance designed to limit the financial impact of catastrophic tropical cyclones, earthquakes and excess rainfall events on Caribbean governments by quickly providing short-term liquidity when a policy is triggered.

Revised Technical Paper Series 1 - Understanding CCRIF’s Hurricane, Earthquake and Excess Rainfall Policies

In 2014, the facility was restructured into a segregated portfolio company (SPC) to facilitate offering new products and expansion into new geographic areas and is now named CCRIF SPC. The new structure, in which products are offered through a number of segregated portfolios, allows for total segregation of risk.


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