Articles | Volume 23, issue 4
https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-23-1335-2023
https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-23-1335-2023
Review article
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06 Apr 2023
Review article |  | 06 Apr 2023

Review article: Design and evaluation of weather index insurance for multi-hazard resilience and food insecurity

Marcos Roberto Benso, Gabriela Chiquito Gesualdo, Roberto Fray Silva, Greicelene Jesus Silva, Luis Miguel Castillo Rápalo, Fabricio Alonso Richmond Navarro, Patricia Angélica Alves Marques, José Antônio Marengo, and Eduardo Mario Mendiondo

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This article is about how farmers can better protect themselves from disasters like droughts, extreme temperatures, and floods. The authors suggest that one way to do this is by offering insurance contracts that cover these different types of disasters. By having this insurance, farmers can receive financial support and recover more quickly. The article elicits different ideas about how to design this type of insurance and suggests ways to make it better.
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