Latin America

Insurance could help Latin America break the link between extreme weather and extreme poverty

Residents use a raft to cross a flooded street, after rivers breached their banks due to torrential rains, causing flooding and widespread destruction in Huarmey, Ancash, Peru, March 21, 2017. REUTERS/Guadalupe Pardo - RTX322MF

Devastating floods in Latin America have increased significantly because of climate change, plunging families deeper into poverty Image: REUTERS/Guadalupe Pardo

Martyn Parker
Chairman, Global Partnerships, Swiss Re Management Ltd
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