Japan, Singapore and World Bank to back cat programme for low-income Asian nations

Typhoon Tembin hit the Philippines in late 2017

The governments of Japan and Singapore, along with the World Bank, are reportedly developing a natural catastrophe protection programme for lower-income Asian countries that could be launched in the Spring of this year, according to the Nikkei Asian Review. According to the report, Myanmar and Laos will be the first to receive cover under the scheme to protect national infrastructure…

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