February 8, 2018 |
Last year was a wakeup call for Latin America and the Caribbean. Devastating hurricanes left a trail of destruction and hundreds of victims across the Caribbean. Two earthquakes rattled Mexico. Flooding and landslides followed heavy rainfall in Colombia and Peru. It was a stark reminder that our region is one of the most exposed to natural disasters in the world.
While these natural disasters may be beyond our control, mitigating the after-shocks isn’t. Natural disasters, pandemic diseases or ev
The Pacific Alliance Cat Bonds put Latin America at the vanguard of risk management in the world, writes Jorge Familiar, the World Bank's vice president for Latin America and the Caribbean