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The landscape of microinsurance in Sri Lanka 2016

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Munich Re Foundation and  Microinsurance Network have released a report on the Landscape of Microinsurance in The landscape of microinsurance in Sri Lanka. "Microinsurance in Sri Lanka initially started as a service to support the microfinance sector, focusing on providing loan protection, insurance and life savings. The insurance business extended their services to provide welfare and health products to low-income people. With almost 24% of the population living on less than USD 2 a day (World Bank Statistics, 2015), it was found that health is the largest risk faced by poor households, followed by property risk, which came as a consequence of the tsunami that hit the country in 2004."

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