Imprint – InsuResilience Annual Report

The editors gratefully acknowledge the valuable contributions and input of:

Antje Kästner, Martin Kipping, Florian Neutze (BMZ, Germany); Sophie Evans, Hannah Fox, Michele Plichta (Centre for Disaster Protection); John Harding, Kimberly Kenny, Maria Lourdes Kathleen Macasil, Jean-Baptiste Migraine, Catherine Thompson (CREWS Initiative Secretariat); Sarah Favrichon (GIZ); Vineil Narayan (Government of Fiji); Veronika Bertram, Stefan Hirche, Carolin Stetter (KfW); David Howlett (Global Resilience Partnership); Dan Bierenbaum (Global Parametrics); Veronika Giusti Keller, Alessandra Nibbio (IIF / BlueOrchard); Joanne Frances DC. Castro, Erickson H. Balmes (Insurance Commission, Philippines); Ekhosuehi Iyahen, Rebecca Lewis (Insurance Development Forum); Tuga Alaskary, Delia Kaiser, Katharina Nett, Hannah Rogasch, Christina Schubert-Fiebig, Daniel Stadtmüller, Anastasia Thomaides, Kay Tuschen (InsuResilience Secretariat); Annette Detken, Lena Laux, Laura Schäfer (InsuResilience Solutions Fund); Aparna Shrivastava, Ann Vaughan (Mercy Corps); Jennifer Denno Cissé, Soenke Kreft, Viktoria Seifert (MCII); Alejandra Díaz Agudelo, Carlos Boelsterli, Anna Tretyakova (MiCRO); Alima Arbudu, Emma Flaherty, Elina Vaananen, Ben Webster (REAP Secretariat); Dennis Mombauer, Vositha Wijenayake (SLYCAN Trust); Carola Twrsnick (STARMIND); Fatou Assa, Mirtha Liliana Escobar, Cecilia Beatriz Martinez Gomez, Simon Hagemann, Selin Konrat, Olivier Mahul, Sumati Rajput, Benedikt Lukas Signer, Alexandra Frances Wilson, Rui Xu, Fan Yang (The World Bank Group); Max Ricker (TNC); Jonathan Bonnemann, Jan Kellet (UNDP); Professor Markku Wilenius (University of Turku); Davide Cotti, Matthias Garschagen, Michael Hagenlocher, Harb Mostapha, Jonathan Reith, Dominic Sett (UNU-EHS); Sara Ahmed (V20 Secretariat); Fabio Bedini, Susanna Desousa, Mathieu Dubreuil (WFP).


InsuResilience Secretariat: Laura Gille, Lea Sarah Kulick (Chief Editor), Divine Torkutsah, Astrid Zwick 

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Photo Credits


Video: ardhian/Adobe Stock

Sub-Slider Workstream 1: InsuResilience Secretariat
Sub-Slider Workstream 2: GIZ/Dirk Ostermeier
Sub-Slider Workstream 3: UN Women
Sub-Slider Workstream 4: InsuResilience Secretariat


Intro – InsuResilience Annual Report: UN Photo/Riccardo Gangale

Voices from New Members 2020: Agritask; Asia Affinity; AXCO; CelsiusPro; Europa RE (pictures 5-6); IFAD; Micro Insurance at Milliman


The Partnership`s High-Level Consultative Group : German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development; Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Marshall Islands; Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries of Madagascar 

Tripartite Agreement: Rebecca Lewis; United Nations Development Programme; Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development of Germany; Insurance Development Forum

V20-led Sustainable Insurance Facility: Phuong/Adobe Stock

Integrating Risk Finance in National Adaptation Planning: Pattrayut/Shutterstock

InsuResilience Declaration on Gender: GIZ/Thomas Imo; Government of Canada; CARE International

Development of a Holistic M&E Framework: Peacefoo/iStock  

Interview: Paving the Global Resilience Agenda: David Howlett; fizkes/Adobe Stock 

Perspective: Towards a More Resilient World: U.S. Navy/Wikimedia Commons; GIZ/Ursula Meissner


InsuResilience Program Alliance: Pexels

KfW Development Bank: Start Network/Oxfam

InsuResilience Solutions Fund: africa924/Shutterstock

United Nations Development Programme: United Nations Development Programme (graphic 1)

Centre for Disaster Protection: Marcos Villalta/Save the Children 

Global Index Insurance Facility: Flore Martinant de Preneuf /World Bank; Global Index Insurance Facility; CNAAS – Compagnie Nationale d’Assurance Agricole du Sénégal

Climate and Disaster Risk Management: InsuResilience Secretariat (graphic 1); GIZ/Lukas Oliver Jenkner (picture 1)

Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility SPC: Pumbaa80/Wikipedia (picture 1); Wikipedia (pictures 2-3); Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility (pictures 4-8)

CREWS Initiative – Burkina Faso: CREWS 2019 Annual Report/UN Women; WMO/Fouad Abdeladim; UN Photo/Evan Schneider

Government of Fiji: Hector/Adobe Stock; Government of Fiji; grahof_photo (Joseph Grahof )/Adobe Stock

GIIF – Zambia: Adwo/Adobe Stock; Africa/Adobe Stock

Global Parametrics – Mexican Reef Protection Program: Lorenzo Mittiga/Courtesy TNC Photo Contest 2019; Tim Calver/Courtesy TNC 

GRIF – Sierra Leone: Fabian/Adobe Stock; robertonencini/Adobe Stock

IIF / Kashf Foundation – Pakistan: Kashf Foundation

InsuResilience Solutions Fund – Peru: studiolaska/Shutterstock

KfW & Replica Partners – ARC Replica: World Food Programme/Damien Vaquier

SLYCAN Trust – Sri Lanka: SLYCAN Trust (pictures 1-3)

WFP – Guatemala: World Food Programme/Rocío Franco; World Food Programme/Lena Schubmann; World Food Programme/Guatemala

Covid-19 Response: ARC Premium Subsidization: Start Network/Oxfam

Covid-19 Response: Mercy Corps: Mercy Corps (pictures 1-4)  

Lessons from Tracking Covid-19 Funding: Simon Davis/DFID; Centre for Disaster Protection (graphics 1-3)


Protecting the Poor and Vulnerable in the Covid-19 Crisis and Beyond: Pixabay (picture 1); DisobeyArt/Pixabay (picture 2)

InsuResilience Working Group on Gender: Akram Ali/CARE Bangladesh; UN Women/Rosendo Quintos; Joanne Frances DC. Castro; Erickson H. Balmes

InsuResilience Working Group on Impact: InsuResilience Secretariat

InsuResilience Working Group on Integrated Approaches: GIZ/Georg Birbaumer; GIZ/Thomas Imo

InsuResilience Centre of Excellence on Gender-smart Solutions: InsuResilience Secretariat

RISK TALK: An Interactive Knowledge Sharing Tool: InsuResilience Secretariat

Disaster risk and readiness for insurance solutions in SIDS: Hagenlocher, M., Cotti, D., Cissé, J.D., Garschagen, M., Harb, M., Kaiser, D., Kreft, S., Seifert, V., Sett, D., Reith, J. and Zwick, A. (2020). Disaster risk and readiness for insurance solutions in Small Island Developing States. UNU-EHS, MCII, LMU, BMZ, GIZ. Bonn, Munich, Germany. (graphic 1); chameleonseye/iStock (pictures 1+2)


Risk-informed Early Action Partnership: Risk-informed Early Action Partnership (graphics 1+2)

InsuResilience Annual Forum 2020: PENDING

Annual Forum 2020: Kendra Allenby/; Pat Byrnes/; Paul M. Bisca/


Outlook for the Partnership in 2021: creativefamily/Adobe Stock; GIZ/Thomas Imo