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Information on insurance catastrophe losses in the USA - claims data, etc.

61 Resources
2000 Natural Catastrophes and Man-Made Disasters [pdf] [31794] ?

A summary of the insured losses for the year

2001 Natural Catastrophes and Man-Made Disasters [pdf] [31793] ?

A summary of the insured losses for the year

2002 Natural Catastrophes and Man-Made Disasters [pdf] [31792] ?

A summary of the insured losses for the year

2003 Catastrophe Losses [25190] ?

By order of magnitude, the US experienced seven (7) of the top ten (10) insured losses

2003 Natural Catastrophes and Man-Made Disasters [pdf] [31791] ?

A summary of the insured losses for the year

2004 Natural Catastrophes and Man-Made Disasters [pdf] [31790] ?

A summary of the insured losses for the year

2005 Natural Catastrophes and Man-Made Disasters [pdf] [31789] ?

A summary of the insured losses for the year

2006 Natural Catastrophes and Man-Made Disasters [pdf] [31788] ?

A summary of the insured losses for the year

2007 Natural Catastrophes and Man-Made Disasters [pdf] [35406] ?

A summary of the insured losses for the year

2008 Natural Catastrophes and Man-Made Disasters [pdf] [17332] ?

A summary of the insured losses for the year

2009 Natural Catastrophes and Man-Made Disasters [pdf] [21786] ?

A review of losses for the year

2010 Natural Catastrophes and Man-Made Disasters [39829] ?

Costs to the insurance industry an increase of more than 60% over the previous year

AIR Catastrophe Modeling [12471] ?

Series of articles related to catastrophe models

Billion Dollar U.S. Weather Disasters [2918] ?

Description and reports on billion dollar disasters in the United States

Catastrophe Bond Basics [29177] ?

Also known as cat bonds

Updated Catastrophe Management [36806] ?

Severe weather in North America

Catastrophe Modeling [20932] ?

Attempts to define the risks involved in terms of mathematical probabilities

Catastrophe Modeling [29178] ?

Refers to the use of computers to estimate losses caused by disasters

Catastrophes: Insurance Issues [9200] ?

Key facts, current developments and background about insurance and catastrophes

Catastrophic Loss Model Considerations [28707] ?

Discussion of a real estate assessment percentage for those properties subject to catastrophic loss by wind or water

Climate and Natural Catastrophes [20933] ?

A series of white papers

Commercial Lines Insurance Disaster Statistics [11658] ?

Series of charts listing disasters and their commercial insurance costs in the USA & worldwide

Declared Federal Disasters in the USA [11019] ?

Information on disasters by state

Defining the Characteristics of a PML Study [30162] ?

A seismic/extreme wind risk assessment requires an understanding of how the risk assessment and loss data will be used

Design Team Communication Helps Minimize Natural Hazard Loss [30113] ?

How project design team communicates throughout design process is often ignored in discussions of natural hazard loss

Drawing Louisiana's New Map [28475] ?

Addressing Land Loss in Coastal Louisiana (2006)

Earthquake Performance of Nonstructural Components [24402] ?

The importance of properly designing, constructing, and installing nonstructural components in order to reduce losses

Estimating Earthquake Loss in the Midwest [22084] ?

Estimates put damaging earthquake probability at 40% in the Midwest in the next 50 years

Extreme Weather Sourcebook [18484] ?

Economic and Other Societal Impacts Related to US Weather Phenomena - 2001 report

Federal Disaster Declarations [27940] ?

Current federally declared disasters

FEMA Software [16797] ?

Risk assessment software program for analyzing potential losses from floods, hurricane winds and earthquakes

Flash Flood Forecasting Over Complex Terrain [28474] ?

With an Assessment of the Sulphur Mountain NEXRAD in Southern California (2005)

Floods - Insurability [pdf] [4611] ?

Overcoming obstacles to insurability

Gauging the Weather [pdf] [24150] ?

Will advances in meteorology affect insurance pricing?

Hurricane and Windstorm Deductibles [21764] ?

Insurance policies with percentage deductibles for storm damage instead of the traditional dollar deductible

Hurricane Insurance Claims Advice [27839] ?

The key areas which must be addressed in order to maximize an insurance recovery

Improved Seismic Monitoring [28476] ?

Improved Decision-Making: Assessing the Value of Reduced Uncertainty (2006)

Insights [22094] ?

Papers and reports from Guy Carpenter's Modeling and Actuarial Services Unit

Insurance and Climate Change [pdf] [29117] ?

Insuring risk and changes in risk

Insuring Against Catastrophes [pdf] [12918] ?

What to look for when insuring for catastrophes

Insuring Tropical Cyclones [pdf] [17331] ?

Assessment of tropical cyclone risk

Landslides & Insurance [24662] ?

Answers on buying, building, insurance, drainage, bulkheads and more

Lender Risk After a Disaster [40226] ?

A lending institution may elect to use disaster insurance proceeds to pay off the loan

Lessons Learned Between Hurricanes [4936] ?

From Hugo to Charley, Frances, Ivan, and Jeanne

Lloyd's Catastrophe Codes [7853] ?

Lloyd's assigns a catastrophe code to each incident

Managing Catastrophic Risks [10527] ?

Working papers on the management of catastrophic risk

Managing Extreme Wind Losses [25665] ?

Damage losses to wind storms greatly exceed the losses from all other catastrophes

Nonprofits and FEMA Assistance [39830] ?

To qualify for FEMA support, a PNP organization must provide certain types of services, follow special procedures, etc

NY-New York Insurance Disaster Information for Insurers [27879] ?

Circular letters and references on the topic

Optimizing the Management of Earthquake Exposure [21963] ?

In the past, most companies have concentrated their efforts on controlling their overall accumulations

Performance Based Seismic Design [24405] ?

Building code based seismic design has the following characteristics

Protecting America [31308] ?

A business coalition focused on creating a system to prepare for and recover from the economic impact of catastrophes

Public Policy Solutions for Catastrophe Insurance [35495] ?

Experts agree that America faces the prospect of more frequent and severe natural disasters in the coming decade

Quantifying the Risk for Progressive Collapse in New and Existing Buildings [24403] ?

There are several fundamental issues to consider relative to progressive collapse

Rocky Mountain Catastrophes [21741] ?

Rocky Mountain Region Statistics

Ten Most Costly US Catastrophes [25189] ?

As of March 2004

The God Clause and the Reinsurance Industry [40105] ?

The risk business can tell us a lot about catastrophes

Top 5 Most Vulnerable U.S. Cities to Hurricanes [36799] ?

The following is a look at the Top 5 most vulnerable cities to a landfalling hurricane

Twisters - Reinsurance Perspective [pdf] [14044] ?

Catastrophe treaty coverage issues

Understanding the Language of Seismic Risk Analysis [24404] ?

Discussion of the definition of terms and usage relative to seismic risk analysis


Related Categories & Information

- rmLibrary : Related Categories (7)

Disasters / Disasters
US federally declared disasters, catastrophe information

Disasters / Floods
Flood hazard mitigation materials

Disasters / Hurricanes
Guidelines on how to prevent losses from hurricanes

Disasters / Insurance
Flood National Flood Insurance Program documents - flood zones

Property / Lessons Learned
Lessons learned from property losses - fires, etc.

Safety Mgt / Lessons Learned
Analyses of lessons learned from prior workplace accidents

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