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Most Recent Press Releases

  • 29 July 21

    Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, July 29, 2021. Following Tropical Cyclone Elsa, CCRIF made two payouts to the Government of Barbados under the country’s tropical cyclone and excess rainfall parametric insurance policies, totalling US$2.5 million. CCRIF also made payments totalling US$528,512 to three other member governments – Haiti, Saint Lucia, and St. Vincent and the Grenadines – under the Aggregate Deductible Cover (ADC) feature of CCRIF’s tropical cyclone policies. Hurricane Elsa was the fifth tropical cyclone in the 2021 Atlantic Hurricane Season.

  • 15 June 21

    Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, June 14, 2021. CCRIF SPC is pleased to announce that its member governments have renewed their parametric insurance coverage for tropical cyclones, excess rainfall, earthquakes, and the fisheries sector ahead of the upcoming 2021 Atlantic Hurricane Season.

  • 19 April 21

    Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, April 19, 2021. CCRIF has provided financial support in the form of a grant of US$2,209,000 (approximately EC$6.0 million) to the Government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines following the eruption of the La Soufrière Volcano. According to CCRIF CEO, Mr.

  • 19 March 21

    Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, March 19, 2021. CCRIF SPC now invites applications for scholarships under the CCRIF Scholarship Programme. These scholarships are open to Caribbean nationals who intend to pursue postgraduate studies at the master’s level in areas such as Disaster Risk Financing, Disaster Risk Management (DRM), Risk Management and Modelling, Climate Change/Climate Studies, Civil with Environmental/Climate Engineering, Actuarial Science, Meteorology, or an MBA with a major in risk management and/or insurance or a related field.

  • 19 March 21

    Panama City, Panama. March 12, 2021. The Directorate of Investments, Concessions and State Risks (DICRE) of the Ministry of Economy and Finance (MEF) of Panama, and CCRIF SPC (formerly the Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility), with the support of the World Bank, held a technical workshop on CCRIF’s parametric insurance products, held virtually on March 11 and 12, for government officials responsible for disaster risk management.


Workshop Country Risk Profiles - Belize (April 2021)

COVID-19: Roadmap to Recovery (series) - Disaster Risk Financing

This installment focuses on Disaster Risk Financing for Saint Lucia. Experts discuss the risks resulting from natural disasters and the financial strategies and policies governments can employ

St. Lucia Increases its Catastrophic Risk Insurance Coverage

CCRIF SPC Documentary - Part 1 of 4

CCRIF SPC Documentary - Part 2 of 4

CCRIF SPC Documentary - Part 3 of 4

CCRIF SPC Documentary - Part 4 of 4

World Bank CCRIF - Caribbean Gold