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10 Apr 2019
Swiss Re Institute
Content Type: Publication
sigma 2/2019: Secondary natural catastrophe risks on the front line Global insured losses from natural catastrophe events in 2018 ...
By Multiple Authors
30 Jan 2019
Swiss Re Group
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17 Mar 2018
Swiss Re Institute
Content Type: Article
This research paper defines and measures the protection gap, explores what we know about the reasons for the gap and lays out ...
01 Mar 2003
Natural catastrophes remain unpredictable in spite of huge technical and scientific advances.
22 Nov 2017
After 12 years without a major hurricane (Saffir-Simpson cat 3 and above) making landfall in the US, in 2017 a record three ...
The major hurricanes and flooding in Houston in 2017, as well as other major floods around the world, have heightened awareness ...
09 Aug 2016
Disaster relief financing in China In China, the government, think tanks, academia and the insurance industry are researching and ...
20 Jul 2016
Improving natcat modelling - where can we find new opportunities? Global catastrophe experts gathered to explore a number of ...
By Swiss Re Institute, Superior research driving better decisions
15 Jul 2016
Natcat modelling - the challenges of existing models At the Catastrophe Knowledge Exchange, held at the Swiss Re Centre for ...
Mind the risk - Cities under threat from natural disasters The world's sprawling cities are centres of economic activity and ...