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Webinar: A study on disaster insurance for fisheries

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Thursday, 21 November 2019, 12:30

Thursday, November 21, 2019. 12:30PM. Webinar: A study on disaster insurance for fisheries. Gualtiero Jaeger, NOAA HQ. Sponsored by Knauss Fellows Seminar Series and NOAA Central Library. More information here

Hurricanes devastating fishing communities, warm water and parasites decimating salmon runs, “red tides” shutting down crab & shellfish fisheries. Since 1990 the federal government has provided $1.5 Bn in assistance for such fishery disasters, yet over the past decade, fishermen have had to wait an average of 3 years for disaster aid to arrive. Could an insurance-type solution provide speedier relief?  

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