Tag: Insurance

The cost of natural disasters in 2018: US$155 billion

This year was the fourth-costliest on record for the insurance industry despite a drop in total economic losses from natural and man-made catastrophes.

Here’s how insurers are preparing for big Halloween risks

As farmers prepare their acres for fall-time tricks and treats, insurers work hard to garner coverage options for growing Halloween risks.

Disaster preparedness, business continuity and the role of insurance

Earthquakes, tsunamis, volcanic eruption and yes, manmade cyber-attacks are real threats and possibilities which smart businesses plan and take account of in their modern operations.

Alberta: Canada’s poster child for climate risk

Reinsurers are particularly concerned about Alberta, where weather storms have been fiercer and less predictable than a bucking bronco.

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.

Is storm-ravaged Alberta insurable?

Storms, hurricanes and floods driven in part by climate change will cost the federal disaster fund $902 million a year, well above past averages.

2017 set a record for losses from natural disasters

Insurers are set to pay out a record $135 billion to cover losses from natural disasters in 2017.

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

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

Trending topics this week – Paradise Papers, Counter terrorism and Museums

Paradise Papers, counter terrorism and museums... See what you missed this week on The Resilience Post.

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: September 2017

September was the most active month ever recorded for tropical cyclones in the Atlantic Ocean. See the list of major environmental disasters in September 2017.

Major environmental disasters: April 2017

Impact Forecasting has published the latest edition of its monthly Global Catastrophe Recap report, which evaluates the impact of the natural disaster events that occurred worldwide during April 2017. View the full Impact Forecasting April 2017 Global Catastrophe Recap report (PDF). Flooding in multiple communities in southern Ontario and Quebec in April and into May ...