Insuring governments against disease outbreaks

In the wake of the Ebola outbreak in Africa, a new plan has emerged to guard against future risk: insurance for disease outbreaks.

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ARC to Develop Outbreak & Epidemic Insurance for African Sovereigns

African Risk Capacity is developing cover for disease outbreaks and epidemics.  In the aftermath of the Ebola crisis that ravaged West Africa last year, ARC Member States requested the development of these services at last week's African Union Summit in Addis Ababa.

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Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala on the ARC
World Economic Forum 2014 -- Davos

Fatima Kassam: Use of modern finance mechanisms
SABC - February 2015

ARC Overview Brief

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Cost of Drought in Africa

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UN World Food Programme Rockefeller Foundation UK Department for International Development Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation International Fund for Agricultural Development