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2017 the costliest year on record for natural disasters

Natural disasters have made New Zealand one of the riskiest places in the world for insurers A new study of insurance data by Lloyd’s of London has ranked us the … Continue reading

30/10/2018 · Leave a comment

We asked insurance workers where they’d live in the US to avoid future natural disasters — here’s what they said

India lost $79.5 billion due to natural disasters in 20 years, says UN; 2002, 2015 costliest drought spells in two decades India has suffered economic losses of $79.5 billion due … Continue reading

19/10/2018 · Leave a comment

Losses from natural disasters at 13-year low in H1 – Munich Re

  First leg of 2020 Olympic torch relay to start in Fukushima The Olympic torch relay will start in Fukushima Prefecture in 2020 to reinforce the image that the Tokyo … Continue reading

19/07/2018 · Leave a comment

Culture affects flood resilience

Culture affects flood resilience Research conducted by an LSU student indicates that cultural and social factors influence the flood resiliency of at-risk coastal areas of Louisiana, including Terrebonne and Lafourche … Continue reading

27/06/2018 · Leave a comment

Coping classes: Building emotional resilience

Hawaii’s insurance market enters moratorium as volcanic eruption continues The lava flow from the volcanic eruption in Hawaii hasn’t abated yet, and the Hawaii National Park Service has warned residents … Continue reading

31/05/2018 · Leave a comment

Studying stress of Hurricane Harvey and pregnancy

The role of data during natural disasters According to the United Nations, India is the third worst-affected country by natural disasters since 1995. In 2013, British risk analysis firm Maplecroft, … Continue reading

20/02/2018 · Leave a comment

Cape Town prepares for ‘Day Zero’

Cape Town prepares for ‘Day Zero’ South Africa’s most popular tourist city is running out of water. The drought that’s plagued the Western Cape Province has dragged on for three … Continue reading

19/02/2018 · Leave a comment

Disaster-hit Nations Must Rebuild Better or Risk Losing Insurance, Experts Say

Integrating disaster risk, resilience into broader systems key to unlocking climate adaptation abilities A systemic disconnect between material natural disaster risk, asset valuation and infrastructure investment demands that disaster risk … Continue reading

18/10/2017 · Leave a comment

One way to promote green infrastructure in your city

  Natural disasters hit Suncorp’s bottom line Australia and New Zealand insurer Suncorp Group has continued to suffer from additional over cap claims and loss creep from the Canterbury, NZ … Continue reading

07/08/2017 · Leave a comment

Resilience: What is ecological anthropology?

Theresa May to spend aid money on insurance against disasters in Africa Theresa May is planning to spend tens of millions of pounds of aid funding on buying premiums with … Continue reading

15/07/2017 · Leave a comment

Renters claim ‘no one cares’ after Debbie

Qld unveils comprehensive flood study The Queensland government and four local councils say Australia’s most comprehensive flood study will provide a greater understanding of the dangers of the Brisbane River. … Continue reading

09/05/2017 · Leave a comment

Insurers call for disaster mitigation increase

State Recovery Coordinator says Rockhampton the initial focus of rebuilding following Cyclone Debbie HIS priority will be Rockhampton, but Brigadier Christopher Field, AM, will find his expertise needed across a … Continue reading

11/04/2017 · Leave a comment

Insurers hit with 2500 Cyclone Debbie claims, brace for more

Global warming and other eco disasters In this topsy-turvy world of ours in which human values have lost all sanctity, it is a wonder that there still exist people who … Continue reading

03/04/2017 · Leave a comment

Workshop will help residents prepare for natural disasters

RIAs Look to Catastrophe Bonds for Returns and Diversification Catastrophe bonds, insurance-linked securities tied to natural disaster have long been source of yield for alternative investment firms.  Now they’ve made … Continue reading

09/07/2016 · Leave a comment

Is your small business prepared for a disaster?

Is your small business prepared for a disaster? As an insurance professional with more than 38 years of experience who has been on the ground many times when catastrophes strike, … Continue reading

11/04/2016 · Leave a comment

Shelter animals in times of natural disasters. And more…

Insurance Commission, Cebuana advocate disaster resiliency thru micro insurance As easy as loading your cellular phones and as low as P25 per month, people can have another lifeline in times … Continue reading

10/04/2016 · Leave a comment

If lightning strikes today, is your business toast?

‘Drowning World’: Photographs of Floods From Haiti to Germany For several years, the South Africa-born, London-based photographer Gideon Mendel has been photographing floods around the world. His approach is not … Continue reading

21/01/2016 · Leave a comment

World Resilience NEWS

Remain Seconds Ahead of Natural Disasters With a Personal Seismograph Are you worried about that the terrifying earthquake that has a one in three chance of destroying the Pacific Northwest … Continue reading

07/08/2015 · Leave a comment

World Resilience NEWS

3 Steps to Making Schools Resilient to Natural Disasters When the 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal on April 25, it caused the total or partial collapse of more than 2,000 … Continue reading

17/06/2015 · Leave a comment

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