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sigma 2/2012 - Natural catastrophes and man-made disasters in 2011

According to Swiss Re’s sigma publication on “Natural catastrophes and man-made disasters in 2011”, the world experienced unprecedented economic losses in 2011, at over USD 370 billion. In the following video interview, sigma co-authors Lucia Bevere and Jens Mehlhorn discuss the implications of these catastrophic events on society and on the insurance industry, with a special focus on the textbook case of the Thailand flooding.