Financing Natural Catastrophe Exposure: Issues and Options for Improving Risk Transfer Markets

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This report opens with an examination of the current role of private insurers in managing disaster risk and their capacity and willingness to deal with the rising cost of financing recovery and reconstruction following natural disasters. The report then examines the current role of federal, state, and local governments in managing disaster risk.

Creator(s): King, R. O.
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: August 15, 2013
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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King, R. O.

Specialist in Financial Economics and Risk Assessment

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: August 15, 2013
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United States
Description:

This report opens with an examination of the current role of private insurers in managing disaster risk and their capacity and willingness to deal with the rising cost of financing recovery and reconstruction following natural disasters. The report then examines the current role of federal, state, and local governments in managing disaster risk.

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35 pages.

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Congressional Research Service Reports
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