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Providenciales, Turks & Caicos Islands, May 25, 2017 – Today, the Caribbean Development Bank and CCRIF SPC (formerly the Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility) launched the Integrated Sovereign Risk Management in the Caribbean project.  This project seeks to enable all Caribbean countries to take a more proactive approach towards country risk management, moving beyond planning for natural disaster risks such as climate change and events like hurricanes and earthquakes and recognizing the intrinsic linkages between disaster risk and other types such as economic,

Belize City, Belize, March 23, 2017 – CCRIF SPC (formerly the Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility) and the Government of Belize have signed an agreement for CCRIF to provide US$100,000 to the Government to purchase 40-50 automatic weather stations that will provide the Meteorological Service of Belize with access to real-time rainfall data.

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Harvey is the eighth named storm of the 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season. It formed as a tropical storm on 17 August at 21:00 UTC, east of the Windward Islands. Tropical Storm Harvey caused tropical-storm-force winds (greater than 39 mph or 62 km/h) over three CCRIF member countries; Barbados, Saint Lucia and St. Vincent and the Grenadines. Also, heavy rain was experienced over these countries between 17 August at 20:15 UTC and 18 August at 12:15 UTC.

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Hurricane Sandy passed through the Caribbean in October 2012, affecting three CCRIF member countries – Haiti, Jamaica and The Bahamas, although not to the extent of triggering their tropical cyclone policies.

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On April 18, 2015, COSEFIN members and CCRIF SPC gathered together to formally sign a Memorandum of Understanding allowing Central American countries access to low-cost, high-quality sovereign parametric catastrophe risk insurance through CCRIF SPC.

This report was prepared at the request of the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) with support from the Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility (CCRIF) to assess strategies for linking the ECLAC Damage and Loss Assessment (DaLA) Methology to the Post Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA).

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