Microinsurance for Disaster Risk Reduction

Microinsurance for Disaster Risk Reduction

03 December 2012

This document is presenting the process documentation of the Microinsurance component under DIPECHO supported project – Building Disaster Resilience of Vulnerable Communities of Odisha and West Bengal states of India - led by Concern Worldwide India.

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The Orissa Super Cyclone (1999), Mahanadi Floods (2008) and Cyclone Aila (2009) brought about large-scale damages and transformations in the socio-economic conditions of the communities as well as the ecosystem they are dependent on for their livelihoods. Faced with the challenges of such large-scale devastations including loss of human lives and destruction of vital infrastructures, communities of practitioners in the field of disaster response and emergency have been working towards a more pro-active strategy.

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Microinsurance for Disaster Risk Reduction

This document is presenting the process documentation of the Microinsurance component under DIPECHO supported project – Building Disaster Resilience of Vulnerable Communities of Odisha and West Bengal states of India - led by Concern Worldwide India.