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Payouts for Perils: Using Insurance to Radically Improve Emergency Aid
April 20, 2017
Emergencies cause poverty, drive displacement, and exacerbate insecurity. Aid to tackle natural disasters is generous, but mainly arrives when needs are acute rather than when it would do most good. Responding effectively is hard because budgets are uncertain and funding gets promised but not delive...
Payouts for Perils: How Insurance Can Radically Improve Emergency Aid (Brief)
April 13, 2017
Unpredictable funding undermines effective response to natural disasters. Two key innovations pre-agree funding for future disaster risks to save lives, money, and time: pivot existing funding to enable goverments and agencies to pre-enroll for quick-fire sup[port aganist predicatable future cost...