Parametric insurance programs are seeing increasing payouts to farmers, social welfare participants and persons with disabilities, and increased interest in the micro-insurance schemes.
In Fiji, 202 persons with disabilities received claim payouts this month following intense rainfall in the country’s Western Division in January.
Over FJ$37,000 was paid out in what the Chief Executive of the Pacific Disabiity Forum calls, “a major step towards a more equitable inclusion for persons with disabilities in the country.”
Setareki Macanawai continued: “Persons with disabilities have always been affected exponentially by disasters where . . .