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The market share of US, Canada and UK in Life Reinsurance

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In 2013, primary life insurance premiums paid throughout the world were (in mio of USD):
- Europe: 946,727 ...

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Disaster risk reduction: Can we do more?

NHK, Yomiuri and Asahi, all well-known Japanese media recently featured the SR study "Mind the Risk" which ranked Tokyo-Yokohama metropolis ...

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Question on life reinsurance premiums paid globally in 2014

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In 2014, about 70 billion have been paid out in life reinsurance premiums. This represents an increase of ...

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Tropical cyclone Pam and Vanuatu

The recent devastating tropical cyclone that went through the Pacific Islands of Vanuatu has caught the attention of the public ...

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The UK Courts Act 2003: Ten years on - the story so far

This week marks ten years to the day since PPOs were brought into existence when the Courts Act 2003 became ...

STORY URL: http://media.swissre.com/documents/2015_legal_changes_that_have_formed_current_PPO_enviroment.pdf

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No room for complacency

Luckily, in 2014 the world was spared the "major" catastrophes of the magnitude seen in recent years, as the 2014 ...

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Risky cities & disaster resilience – looking at Los Angeles

In my January blog I highlighted urban resilience efforts as a key component to natural catastrophe recovery. Cities across the ...

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Staying ahead of the climate conversation

Every year, Climate Week in New York City brings much needed attention to the larger topic of climate awareness and ...

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Urban resilience initiatives are key to nat cat recovery

In recent years, cities around the world are taking concrete steps to protect their residents against natural disasters, including building ...

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Disaster relief corruption

I've just spent a month in the Philippines enjoying countless picture-perfect beaches and their unbelievably rich and varied marine ...

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We need to change the way we produce and distribute energy

If we don’t change the way we produce and distribute energy; millions will be left behind.

The world is ...

STORY URL: http://www.worldenergy.org/publications/2014/global-electricity-initiative

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Canute ( Cnut ) Engineering is Dumb

King Canute (Cnut) ruled the Anglo-Scandinavian or North Sea Empire (England, Norway, Denmark, and parts of Sweden), until his death ...

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Behind the scenes: Swiss Re and Signorell Films

Folks from all walks of life and backgrounds have a part to play in building resilience. Don't believe me ...

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