Natural catastrophes (Nat Cats)

Japan's earthquake gap

Despite being in a major earthquake zone the take up of insurance in Japan is relatively low. David Worsfold examines why.

Perils lifts storm Thomas loss

Natcat expert Perils has given its second loss estimate for windstorm Thomas, also known as Doris, which affected Belgium, Germany, Holland and the UK on 23 and 24 February.

Blog: Insurers need to invest in handling subsidence claims

Insurers may not be saving that much money by cutting back on subsidence claims handling, notes Nick Turner, professional services director at Claims Consortium Group, arguing that triage and on-site inspections can help provide a smooth service and…

Climate change: insurers feeling the heat

The global risk landscape is currently dominated by environmental upheavals caused by climate change. The resulting catastrophes are of concern to people in general and insurers, in particular, tasked as they are with underwriting and managing ever…

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