Insurance

The (re-)insurance industry has a critical role to play in DRR. With risk at the core of its business, the industry has an opportunity to lead both from an insurance/lability side as well as asset management to change the current single hazard, short-term business approach of the sector and encourage risk-informed business management strategies and practice.

Latest on insurance from the private sector

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The course focused on enabling businesses to learn about the significance of investing in resilience and addressing disaster risks while considering the needs of employees, customers, suppliers, and communities.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Office in Incheon for Northeast Asia and Global Education and Training Institute for Disaster Risk Reduction
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs - Geneva
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Documents and publications
The quarterly ARISE Newsletter showcases the latest news and achievements of the ARISE networks and provides an outlook on key future events.
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The private sector has an important role to play and we call on all businesses to support the response and recovery efforts, in any way they can. One way is to support some of the coordinated efforts of the United Nations.
UNDRR Private Sector Alliance for Disaster Resilient Societies (ARISE)
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UNDRR Private Sector Alliance for Disaster Resilient Societies (ARISE)
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Documents and publications
The subnational INFORM models identify areas at a high risk of a humanitarian crisis that is more likely to require international assistance, based on risk concepts published in scientific literature.
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ARISE Japan and ARISE Philippines hosted their third Knowledge Sharing Session (KSS) on 22 July 2022.
ARISE Japan
ARISE Philippines
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Documents and publications
ARISE Annual Report 2020 highlights key events, latest news and achievements of the ARISE Networks in 2020-2021
Organization ARISE Philippines
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Asia Pacific College
The project supports the overall sustainable disaster management efforts by ARISE.PH member institutions; for easy consolidation and reporting of ARISE.PH members' documents, performance, and projects.
Commitment date range
2021-09-01T08:47:00 - 2021-11-30T08:47:22
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Completed
Priority Infrastructure Insurance Investors SMEs
Organization MS&AD Insurance Group Holdings Inc.
Support resilient private sector through multiple services to evaluate the risk for multiple types of natural hazards.
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Active
Priority Infrastructure Insurance
Organization ARISE Japan MS&AD Insurance Group Holdings Inc.
Partners
Yokohama National University
Hazards Cyclone Earthquake Flood
Development of smartphone apps (1) cmap.dev for realtime estimates of building damage/rates by LG unit, for typhoons, heavy rains, and earthquakes, (2) risk management app that suggest prevention tips, and guides evacuation during disasters.
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Active
Priority Infrastructure Insurance

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