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2017 Nat Cats: Parallels for Australia & New Zealand

Swiss Re's 50th anniversary sigma report "Natural catastrophes and man-made disasters" highlights just how damaging 2017 was. Total global ...

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Year of the wildfire: economic damage, cause, and the future

It's no secret that 2017 was a historically bad year for natural catastrophe events. Swiss Re's recent natural ...

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A New Way to See the World

Satellite imaging has been around for many years and we use it almost every day, whether it's to access ...

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I don't do well in the heat - soon neither will you

I'm a Scotsman who can't cope in the sun. I burn when it's 70 and cloudy. Can ...

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How can we stop wildfire burning through government budgets?

Until recently the perils of earthquake and flood seemed to  be the flavour of the month and had been hitting ...

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Wildfires: are we listening to signals from mother nature?

With dramatic news about rampant wildfires in many US states, mother nature drives home a clear message: in urban planning ...

STORY URL: http://media.swissre.com/documents/pub_Fueling_resilience.pdf
http://media.swissre.com/documents/pub_Fueling_resilience.pdf

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High Costs of Wildfires and a New Hose System to Fight Them

The U.S. National Fire Protection Association has a video http://bit.ly/1eXo1id which discusses the extremely high cost ...

STORY URL: Short Demo Video r1.avi - Google Drive
http://bit.ly/14J3s2g

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