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A disaster, all dependent on the location? Or more?

The 7.8-magnitude quake (as per USGS) that rocked the South Island of New Zealand on Monday was centered 93 ...

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What makes Italy vulnerable to earthquakes?

An interview with earthquake specialist Oliver Kübler You are the earthquake specialist at Swiss Re with a particular interest in ...

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Why I finally closed my earthquake Protection Gap

I've worked with catastrophe models for more than 20 years and for the last 11 of those I've ...

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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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Infrastructure investments needed to control insurance costs

Every year, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) releases an Infrastructure Report Card, which depicts the condition and performance ...

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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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