MCII: Myanmar Disaster Risk Financing (MYDRIF)

Outline
Team
  • Expected start date:
    2018•10•01
    Expected end date:
    2020•03•31
    Institute:
    UNU-EHS
    Project Status:
    Ongoing
    Project Type:
    Research
    Project Manager :
    Michael Zissener

    The project seeks to support the Government of Myanmar (GoM) to develop a disaster risk financing (DRF) strategy for Myanmar and in the Ayeyarwady region and to increase the country’s/region’s capacity, especially focusing on government agents, to deal with all kinds of DRF aspects in an efficient and effective way. The project team will conduct three major tasks during the assignment: (1) Development of a risk layered approach; providing a suitable blend of financing instruments and structures with a particular focus on risk transfer through insurance schemes. (2) Review of the enabling environment and provision of recommendations to address challenges for DRM on the regulatory and policy level. (3) Provision of capacity building and awareness raising activities on DRF to public and private actors in the financial and insurance sector.

    • Michael Zissener Michael Zissener Research Associate / MCII Initiative Coordinator
      Project Manager
    • Soenke Kreft Soenke Kreft Executive Director, Academic Officer
      Researcher
    • Dirk Kohler Dirk Kohler Insurance Advisor
      Researcher
    • Samet Bulut
      Junior Researcher
    • Romona Anton
    • Jennifer Phillips
      Researcher