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session 7

The seventh webinar of the Global Risk Financing Facility (GRiF) Technical Talks took place virtually on May 5, 2022. The webinar featured an overview of the key findings, main implementation highlights, and lessons learned from 2021 GRiF Annual Report.

award

A catastrophe (cat) bond sponsored by Jamaica and issued by the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD CAR 130) was announced

Indonesia flood

Indonesia is one of the most disaster-prone countries in the world.  Perched on the Pacific “Ring of Fire,” it is home to 76 active volcanoes.  An archipelago of tens of thousands of islands spanning 5,100 km from one end to the other, in recent years, tsunamis have pounded the shores of North Su

[Event Recap] Global Risk Financing Facility (GRiF) Technical Talks Webinar #5 – Women in Risk Finance

The fifth webinar of the Global Risk Financing Facility (GRiF) Technical Talks took place virtually on October 26, 2021.

GRiF Technical Talks

The fourth webinar of the Global Risk Financing Facility (GRiF) Technical Talks took place virtually on September 22, 2021.

Summer special

The summer special webinar of the Global Risk Financing Facility (GRiF) Technical Talks took place virtually on July 22, 2021.

Jamaica

Washington, DC, July 19, 2021 – The World Bank (International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, or IBRD) priced a catastrophe bond that will provide the Government of Jamaica with financial protection of up to US $185 million against losses from named storms for thre

session 2

The second webinar of the Global Risk Financing Facility (GRiF) Technical Talks took place virtually on June 23, 2021.

GRiF first session

The first webinar of the Global Risk Financing Facility (GRiF) Technical Talks took place virtually on May 27, 2021.

Indonesia project approved

WASHINGTON, January 21, 2021 – The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors today approved a $500 million loan to strengthen Indonesia's financial and fiscal resilience.