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Historical hurricane forms career path

Everyone was reminded of Katrina's 10 year Anniversary at the end of August which sparked my thinking about my ...

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Closing Canada’s protection gap

What does a prepaid debit card have to do with Canada’s flood insurance shortfall? Those prepaid debit cards issued ...

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High water, low take-up

South Carolina is a state of dramatic contrast. From the tarpaper shacks of the Low Country to the elegant neighborhoods ...

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Stormy times ahead (and in the past)!

No, I'm not writing about the upcoming renewals, as some readers may infer from the title… Rather, for me ...

STORY URL: http://www.swissre.com/events/badenbaden2015.html
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Bridging the property protection gap

Last week, Typhoon Etau tore into Japan's east coast, causing severe flooding and the evacuation of thousands. Wildfires have ...

STORY URL: http://www.swissre.com/sigma/
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There is good news on the Gulf Coast

Our scientists and engineers at the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) have conducted a research study, which ...

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Hurricane Katrina – the storm that sunk the NFIP

It's hard to believe, but it's been a decade since Hurricane Katrina roared ashore, causing mass devastation and ...

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Remembering Hurricane Katrina 10 years later

Hurricane Katrina left a lasting impression on me. At the time, I was a graduate student at Texas Tech University ...

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The beginning of urban resilience

When Hurricane Katrina made landfall on August 29, 2005, leading to devastating floods in New Orleans, the storm brought to ...

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Lots to "like" about social media during a disaster

Few who live in the United States and are old enough to recall Hurricane Katrina will ever forget the devastating ...

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Tastes good: a closer look at U.S. food recalls

Roughly every second of the major food companies in the U.S. had experienced a recall in the past five ...

STORY URL: http://www.swissre.com/rethinking/food_security/Food_safety_in_a_globalised_world.html

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Don't let your first time be your last time

The 2015 annual storm surge report from Core Logic, a firm specializing in global property information and analytics, finds that ...

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Vanuatu after cyclone Pam

How can insurance help?

My husband and I recently spent a few days in Vanuatu, mainly in the Port Vila ...

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Mind the gap! UK insurers address property protection gap

2014 was another year marked by human and economic loss due to natural catastrophes. Another year of staggering numbers, over ...

STORY URL: http://www.swissre.com/events/UK_NatCat_sigma_2015.html

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