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  • Bangladesh: Rural sector benefits from free COVID-19 cover

    The free COVID-19 insurance cover offered by Digital Health Solutions in June for 100,000 individuals on a first-come-first-served basis saw many registrations from rural Bangladesh.

    Asia | 03 Aug 2020
  • Bangladesh: One third of the country hit by floods

    A third of Bangladesh has been underwater after some of the heaviest rains in a decade, officials said. According to the most recent figures available, nearly 1m homes were inundated and 4.7m people were affected.

    Asia | 03 Aug 2020
  • Bangladesh: Survey pinpoints disaster preparedness needs of households

    A resilience scorecard developed by the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative (HHI) and aid agency Concern Worldwide in 2019 has found that most households in Sarankhola and Mongla upazilas in Bagerhat district in southern Bangladesh would have difficulty in disaster recovery.

    Asia | 16 Jul 2020
  • Bangladesh: Securities regulator warns errant company directors

    The Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission (BSEC) has directed 49 directors of 14 listed insurance companies who each failed to hold the required minimum stake of 2% in their respective companies or be automatically removed from their positions.

    Asia | 07 Jul 2020
  • Bangladesh: Climate risk insurance gets major boost

    A new insurance initiative has been started aimed at helping smallholder farmers in Bangladesh who are particularly vulnerable to extreme weather events.

    Asia | 03 Jul 2020
  • Bangladesh: Insurance market shows steady growth in 2019

    The gross premium of 33 life insurance companies in Bangladesh rose by nearly 7.0% to BDT96.1bn ($1.13bn).

    Asia | 01 Jul 2020
  • Bangladesh: Insurance company CEO fatality from COVID-19

    Private life insurer National Life Insurance Company CEO Jamal MA Naser has died of COVID-19. A multifaceted personality he was closely associated with the Bangladesh Insurance Association, Bangladesh Insurance Academy and was a member of various core and sub committees of the Insurance Development and Regulatory Authority.

    Asia | 24 Jun 2020
  • A typhoon double whammy

    Two big typhoons hit Asia in the space of a week - typhoon Vongfong made landfall in the Philippines and typhoon Amphan hit the South Asia region in early May.

    AIRPlus | 11 Jun 2020
  • South Asia: Cyclone Amphan causes estimated economic losses of US$15bn

    Cyclone Amphan, which was the strongest storm in the Bay of Bengal since 1999, caused estimated economic losses of $15bn, according to Aon's monthly Global Catastrophe Recap report, which evaluates the impact of the natural disaster events that occurred worldwide during May 2020.

    Asia | 11 Jun 2020
  • A double whammy for insurers in India and Bangladesh

    Insurers in India and Bangladesh already overwhelmed by the impact of COVID-19 on their operations and businesses are now facing a bigger challenge in dealing with the claims arisng from super cyclone Amphan that has destroyed large tracts of land and property in eastern India and southern Bangladesh.

    AIRPlus | 28 May 2020

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