This paper examines the recent experience with insurance and other risk-financing instruments in developing countries in order to gain insights into their effectiveness in reducing economic insecurity.

Author names: 
Linnerooth-Bayer, Joanne
Mechler, Reinhard
Year: 
2009
Publisher: 
Journal of Integrated Disaster Risk Management
Reference: 

Linnerooth-Bayer, J., Hochrainer, S. and Mechler, R. (2011). ‘lnsurance against Losses from natural disasters in developing countries. evidence, gaps and the way forward’. Journal of Integrated Disaster Risk Management,doi:10.5595/idrim.2011.0013

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