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2001 Gujarat Earthquake – A Retrospective

Earthquakes do not kill people but buildings do. This is proven by the regions where construction practices are poor. One ...

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Climate change: Affecting more than just the weather

It's impossible to turn on the TV in the US today without hearing about two topics: The 2016 Presidential ...

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Magnitude 6.1 Düren/Germany earthquake - 260th anniversary

February 18, which is only a bit more than two weeks ago, marks the 260th anniversary of the Düren earthquake ...

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The scoop on product recall risk

When an ice cream manufacturer issues a recall it’s not just a headache for ice cream lovers, it becomes ...

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Let's shake things up

“It’s not that bad," or “it’s not my responsibility.”

There’s a reason I started this blog with ...

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A Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On…

The first few days of 2016 have brought a flurry of earthquakes to the residents of northwest Oklahoma. On New ...

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Reinsurance: A force against Climate Change & Species Loss

A reinsurer underwrites a risk that is initially borne by a different party, thereby transferring part of that risk to ...

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Does healthy eating cost you more?

24 years ago tomorrow, the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) and World Health Organisation (WHO) created World Diabetes Day held each ...

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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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Remembering the 1985 Mexico City earthquake, planning ahead

September 19th, 1985, started like any other typical Thursday in Mexico City. People were rushing off to work and to ...

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Where were you during "El Temblor"?

I am not talking about this week's 8.3 magnitude earthquake in Chile. Chilean people –especially the million people ...

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Earthquakes: What we know but do not really understand

Yesterday I was reading the press release of the Swiss Seismological Service (SED) at ETH Zurich. They have updated their ...

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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 ...

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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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