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Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, April 8, 2013 – The Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility (CCRIF) has expanded its scholarship programme to include Caribbean universities – in addition to those in the United States, United Kingdom and Canada, previously available under the CCRIF Extra-Regional Scholarship Programme. CCRIF now invites applications for its new CCRIF Scholarship Programme for 2014.

The “Livelihood Protection Policy” (LPP) was launched in Grenada on January 22, 2014. This new insurance product is designed to protect low-income people against extreme weather risks. Grenada becomes the third country in the region – following Saint Lucia and Jamaica – to offer this new product, which was developed by the “Climate Risk Adaptation and Insurance in the Caribbean” project.

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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.