Japan, ADB Bolster Natural Disaster Risk Management in Asia-Pacific

The Asian Development Bank and the Japanese government will support natural catastrophe risk insurance and reinsurance programs in Asia and the Pacific. The regional lender may provide technical assistance to help governments and the private sector strengthen the region’s insurance and reinsurance market as well as improve natural disaster insurance pools. (“Japan, ADB to Promote Natural Catastrophe Risk Mechanisms for Asia and Pacific” - Asian Development Bank, Nov. 5, 2008)

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