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Exploring the feasibility of private micro flood insurance provision in Bangladesh

Akter, Sonia; Brouwer, Roy; van Beukering, Pieter; French, Laura; Silver, Efrath; Choudhury, Saria; Aziz, Syeda Salina


This paper aims to contribute to the debate on the feasibility of the provision of micro flood insurance as an effective tool for spreading disaster risks in developing countries and examines the role of the institutional-organisational framework in assisting the design and implementation of such a micro flood insurance market. In Bangladesh, a private insurance market for property damage and livelihood risk due to natural disasters does not exist. Private insurance companies are reluctant to...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: Disasters
DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-7717.2010.01218.x


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