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Helping communities bounce back with parametric insurance

On September 10, 2018, Hurricane Michael has made landfall in Florida, leaving a path of destruction in its wake: more ...

STORY URL: https://www.swissre.com/risk-knowledge/mitigating-climate-risk/natural-catastrophes-affecting-more-people-what-can-do-to-help.html
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Myths of about the Outsource Marketing?

Each of us has some kind of personal experience that determines our attitude to this or that issue. Here, for ...

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Parametric for the people

Today, the majority of the world's risks are uninsured. However, population growth, wealth concentration in cities and economic development ...

STORY URL: https://www.swissre.com/reinsurance/property-and-casualty/solutions/parametric-solutions.html
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Insurance 2020+

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As insurance professionals we have been describing the lack of insurance ...

STORY URL: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/networked-insurance-2020-paul-meeusen/?published=t
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Make Asia More Resilient - Closing the NatCat Protection Gap

Integrated actions needed to build resilience against frequent and forceful natural catastrophes amidst climate change


In 2017, Swiss Re counted ...

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The mystery of Palu Tsunami

An earthquake of magnitude 7.5 is not a surprise for Indonesian region, which is located on the Pacific Ring ...

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Earthquake insurance - relief when it is most needed

Time and time again, as our industry watches the news of an earthquake striking somewhere on the planet we're ...

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Sovereign risk transfer for developed countries? Absolutely!

Sovereign risk transfer is still a relatively new financial tool for the public sector. Benefits have been promoted mainly in ...

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An Act of God? No Sir, an Act of Man

With the huge impacts of Irma, Harvey and Maria, the Atlantic Hurricane Season got extensive media coverage[1] last year ...

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Asia Pacific nations united in tackling disaster risk

From earthquakes along the Ring of Fire to landfalling category 5 typhoons, countries in the Asia-Pacific region of the world ...

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Earthquakes do not read codes

A recent article in the New York Times "San Francisco's Big Seismic Gamble" sheds light on the uncertainties associated ...

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Science that seems like magic. Redefining Type 2 Diabetes

Over a year ago, I wrote that things could be different, but as the world's obesity crisis worsens, the ...

STORY URL: http://media.swissre.com/documents/Diabetes_TrendSpotlight.pdf
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Obesity and Insulin: A toxic relationship

Everyone is shaking their head in disbelief. Me included. The latest JAMA paper on obesity trends in the US says ...

STORY URL: http://institute.swissre.com/events/food_for_thought_bmj.html
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Does genetics help to predict your diabetes risk?

We are well aware of the conventional predictors for type 2 diabetes. Besides non-modifiable factors such as age, gender, ethnic ...

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