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It takes a village to raise a child, and a whole ecosystem to build resilience!

It's been said that it takes a whole village to raise a child. In that vein I would argue ...

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Closing the protection gap with peace of mind

The latest Swiss Re sigma report reveals a global protection gap of USD 121 billion. Little by little, insurance is ...

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The insurance gap for Earthquake Switzerland: Here to stay?

As representatives of the (re)insurance industry, do we trust in the positive impact of our very own insurance product ...

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Flooding and the higher ground

Of all the earth’s perils, flooding is arguably the most vexing. It’s invasive, aggressive and unpredictable. It can ...

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The destructive power of volcanic ash fall

What's the price tag on a volcanic explosion? A few weeks after I started as a novice in the ...

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How to store green energy to power the world

Would you also love a world where all our "hunger" for energy was covered by Wind and Solar Power - and ...

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Capital (Back)Allocation by the Covariance Principle

For portfolios of risks with high degree of clustering – concentration, risk and capital metric (back)allocation is best accomplished by ...

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Communicable disease coverage from an unlikely source

It's no secret that all insurers try to sell insurance policies with more ammunition in their arsenal than lowest ...

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Component and Marginal TVaR converge

Estimating component and marginal TVaR…(s) is a computationally intensive task in the capital allocation process. These two risk metrics ...

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How big is the earthquake protection gap in Switzerland?

The Swiss Seismological Service (SED) registered yesterday (Monday, 2017-03-06, 21:12 local time) an earthquake with magnitude M4.6. The ...

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Can microinsurance be a viable investment?

In complement to the blog that we are publishing on our website this week, I want to ask the question ...

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Risk Exposure from Climate-Related Energy Grid Disruption

Following Hurricane Matthew in October 2016, which claimed over a thousand lives from the Caribbean to southeastern US, the Caribbean ...

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Prepare yourself for the ground to shake with QUAKE

As noted by my colleague, 2016 was a busy earthquake year; we've seen devastating events impact Japan, Ecuador, New ...

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Hiring services of expert water damage south Florida Contro

To get rid of water damage Florida choosing a professional accordingly is suggested. Make certain that you contact the professional ...

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