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CCRIF SPC Disaster Risk Financing Summer Course

Registration is now openOnline Summer Course in Disaster Risk Financing and CCRIF Parametric Insurance



  • Recent university graduates
  • University students
  • Young persons with an interest in disaster risk management, environmental sustainability, economics and geography etc….

To be delivered July 17 – August 14, 2024

On 5 consecutive Wednesdays

9:30 am – 1:30 pm (Eastern Caribbean Time)

Registration closes: July 10, 2024

Cost: Free

Topics to be covered include:

  • Natural Disasters and the Caribbean Hazard Landscape 
  • Introduction to Economic Theory
  • The Impact of Natural Disasters on the Economy 
  • The Relationship between Disaster Risk Management and Disaster Risk Financing 
  • Understanding Disaster Risk Financing
  • Disaster Risk Financing Tools
  • Linkages between Insurance and Social Protection Strategy – Case Study on the Climate Risk Adaptation and Insurance in the Caribbean Project (CRAIC)
  • CCRIF’s Parametric Insurance Policies and Models
  • Differences between Parametric Insurance and Indemnity Insurance 
  • CCRIF’s Country Risk Profiles and Applicability to Development Planning
  • Integrated Risk Management

Participants who successfully complete the course will receive a CCRIF/UWI certificate and 2 credits

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