Launch of publication by Social Protection Working Group

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

The Microinsurance Network's Social Protection Working Group has launched a publication examining the role of microinsurance as a tool for protecting the vulnerable in the context of social protection in Vietnam. "The Role of Microinsurance in Social Protection: A Country Study of Vietnam" proposes that microinsurance should not replace, but rather be incorporated into Vietnam's social protection strategy to extend coverage to those currently with limited or no access.

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Microinsurance - effective protection against poverty?

Monday, March 9, 2015

Small-scale farmers in Burkina Faso who had taken out an Allianz microinsurance policy against poor weather were left in a worse state than their uninsured colleagues following a drought in 2012.

What conclusions has Allianz drawn from these findings? The two Allianz project managers for Burkina Faso and Indonesia explain their (different) perspective here.

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IAG announces launch of microinsurance programme in Vietnam

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Major insurer IAG and its partners are launching a microinsurance programme in Vietnam to help those with low income in a country where 70% of the population live in rural areas, often in poverty.

IAG’s AAA Assurance recently launched a suite of four microinsurance products covering personal accident, surgery and hospital cash, motorbike loss and theft and home fire protection in Vietnam.

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Report launched effectiveness insurers' response to Typhoon Haiyan

Thursday, February 12, 2015

The Microinsurance Network collaborated with GIZ RFPI to produce a report looking at how microinsurance service providers responded and performed in terms of claims processing and benefits payments in the Philippines in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan, and how that impacted the clients of these service providers.

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