PCRAFI Country Note Fiji

This note aims to build understanding of the existing disaster risk financing and insurance (DRFI) tools in use in Fiji and to identify gaps where potential engagement could further develop financial resilience. In addition the note aims to encourage peer exchange of regional knowledge, specifically by encouraging dialogue on past experiences, lessons learned, optimal use of these financial tools, and the effect they may A number of options to support ongoing DRFI improvements in Fiji are presented for consideration:/// (a) the finance manual developed by the Ministry of Finance for post-disaster procedures should be finalized, and cabinet approval should be sought; (b) an overarching disaster risk financing and insurance strategy should be developed that includes options for risk transfer; and (c) assets should be identified in order to develop an insurance program for critical public assets.

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Creator
  • PCRAFI
Publisher
  • World Bank
Date
  • 2015-02-27T15:02:37Z
Identifier
  • 6d220ab2-c936-11e4-bf4e-0050569e0007
Source
  • Pacific Risk Information System
Coverage
Member countries Fiji