Tuesday 16, May 2017 by Matthew Amlôt

IMF Executive Board to enhance safety net for developing countries hit by large natural disasters

On May 5, 2017, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) adopted proposals to enhance access of countries hit by large natural disasters to IMF financial support. These proposals, and the case for adopting them, are contained in the staff paper “Large Natural Disasters—Enhancing the Financial Safety Net for Developing Countries.”

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