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B-Ready Project – promoting disaster resilience in the Philippines

Global Parametrics have partnered with Oxfam Philippines and Plan International to launch the B-Ready Project, which aims to promote disaster resilience for the most vulnerable, the elderly, women and children living in low-resource communities in the Philippines.

MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: Global Parametrics, 6 VisionFund Microfinance Institutions Prepare for Climate Disasters Under African and Asian Resilience in Disaster Insurance Scheme (ARDIS)

Global Parametrics, a for-profit risk manager funded by UK-based and German development institutions, and the UK-based NGO VisionFund International recently established the African and Asian Resilience in Disaster Insurance Scheme (ARDIS), to protect six VisionFund microfinance institutions (MFIs).

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Insuring against climate disasters

The African and Asian Resilience in Disaster Insurance Scheme is a non-governmental climate insurance programme that seeks to increase access to finance and provide post disaster recovery lending to rural families and smallholder farmers living below the poverty line.

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