Natural catastrophes (Nat Cats)

Blog: Harvey, a CAT adjuster's testimony

Crawford and Company has deployed more than 200 adjusters in Southern Texas to assess the damage caused by Hurricane Harvey. One of them, James Warren, whose own home has been damaged, describes the streets as eerie as there is no power, no road signs,…

The challenges of Cyclone Debbie

Cyclone Debbie was the costliest natural catastrophe to hit Australia for six years, while the scale of the event spurred innovation among insurers writes Nicky Burridge.

Blog: If Hurricane Andrew II hit Miami today

If a hurricane the strength of Andrew tracked through Miami today, losses would likely exceed $200bn ($155bn), almost twice what the insurance industry is prepared for, warns Karen Clark, co-founder of Karen Clark & Company.

The cost of Hong Kong's typhoons

A typhoon signal 8 warning can cost Hong Kong's economy as much as HK$4.29bn (£427m) each day writes Swiss Re Corporate Solutions head of north Asia and Hong Kong branch manager Dylan Bryant.

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