# Risk finance

Towards proactive disaster risk management: Benefits and challenges in linking early warning with risk financing

Acting in anticipation of or early after a disaster can save lives and livelihoods, protect public finances and safeguard development gains.
For early warning systems to inform governments and humanitarian actors about oncoming climate impacts and trigger effective anticipatory and response measures, they need to be underpinned by funding through pre-arranged risk finance, such as…

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The development impact of risk analytics

In order to manage and finance risk you have to quantify it. Intuitively it makes sense that risk understanding improves decisions, and that it should be as close as possible to the local risk owner, combining the best of local and global knowledge.
However, countries investing in risk prevention and residual risk transfer programs do…

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