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  • 24 June 09

    May 27, 2009 ― Against the background of the impending Atlantic Hurricane Season, the Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility (CCRIF) today released a briefing document outlining the role of risk management in the region's adaptation strategy in the face of climate change. The briefing was prepared by Caribbean Risk Managers Ltd in support of the CCRIF Chairman's contribution to a discussion session forming part of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) Board of Governors' meeting in the Turks & Caicos Islands.

  • 02 June 09

    June 2, 2009  - All 16 Caribbean member governments renewed their catastrophe policies with the Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility for the 2009/10 policy period. Member governments were able to take advantage of a 10% decrease in premium costs from the CCRIF by increasing coverage for hurricanes, earthquakes or both for the same premium as last year. Notably, rates also decreased by ten percent for the 2007/2008 policy period, making this year’s premium the lowest yet.

  • 02 April 09

    April 2, 2009

    European Union contributes €12.5 million to Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility
    Contribution puts tally at over US$65 million in donations from CCRIF supporters

  • 19 January 09

    January 19, 2009 - International Aid and Trade which aims to build partnerships for effective humanitarian relief is specifically focused on procurement and logistics - getting the right supplies, services and personnel to the right place at the right time. It will take place on the 9-10 July and will involve 1,500+ individuals.

  • 05 December 08

    December 5, 2008 - London, England, The awards keep pouring in for the CCRIF.

    At the Insurance Day London Market Awards 2008 held on December 4, the world’s first and only multi-nation catastrophe risk fund, the Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility, was named Transaction of the Year. This award comes hot on the heels of the CCRIF receiving the honour of Re/Insurance Initiative of the Year at the 2008 Review Worldwide Reinsurance Awards.

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