sigma 01/2010 Natural catastrophes and man-made disasters in 2009: catastrophes claim fewer victims, insured losses fall

According to Swiss Re’s latest sigma study, natural catastrophes and man-made disasters claimed approximately 15 000 lives and cost insurers USD 26 billion in 2009. The overall cost to society was USD 62 billion. Insured losses were below average due to a calm US hurricane season.

1/2010 Natural catastrophes and man-made disasters in 2009: catastrophes claim fewer victims, insured losses fall

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