Tag: Disaster

David Attenborough: ‘The collapse of our civilizations is on the horizon’

Renowned nature broadcaster David Attenborough has told world leaders that climate change could lead to collapse of civilizations, and much of the natural world.

The best kept secret in the disaster business

Believe it or not, I’m now going to draw a comparison between a wedding and a disaster (because, after all, some disasters are just big fat Greek weddings on steroids).

Broken backups: Why backup alone isn’t enough to ensure business continuity

Determining your risk profile is the first step when it comes to improving how your business backs up data.

Raised highway collapses in Italian city of Genoa

Genoa, Italy - Major tourist motorway bridge collapsed during a lightning storm.

Insurers urged to play a role in rebuilding economies after disasters

Building economic resilience is fundamentally important to making sure communities can withstand the damage they sustain following a post-loss recovery.

Can’t deliver? And your competitors can?

When disaster strikes, customers will still need your products or services and if you are not available to deliver, maybe your competitors are!

The ABI’s buildings blueprint: Reducing flood and fire risk

Ten priorities for reducing the risks posed by flooding and fire.

Public Relations Crisis Management: Are you prepared?

Bad news tends to go viral fast, and the consequences of not handling it in the best way possible can be swift and catastrophic!

Rebuilding after a disaster? Don’t let these insurance surprises slow you down

Prevent payout delays with these smart and simple moves

Major environmental disasters: August 2017

Hurricane Harvey is likely to be one of the costliest natural disasters in the USA. See the list of major environmental disasters in August 2017.

Cyclone Zeus’ loss estimated at 284 million euros

The revised loss estimate the property insurance market from Cyclone Zeus in France is up and it goes up to 284M euros. Natural disaster can be costly!

Ramping up earthquake resilience in Istanbul

Turkish Catastrophe Insurance Pool issues second catastrophe bond Straddling the Bosphorus, Istanbul is Turkey's powerhouse, generating more than 40% of the country's GDP. However, the 14 million people living and working in this vibrant metropolis live under constant threat of severe earthquakes, with the Northern Anatolian Fault running just south of the city beneath the ...

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