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Catastrophe events in August show global disparity of insurance penetration: Aon Benfield

12th September 2012

The August Global Catastrophe Recap, from Aon Benfield’s catastrophe modelling arm Impact Forecasting, shows that there is considerable disparity between insurance penetration levels around the globe. The low amount of insured losses in some catastrophe events around the world demonstrates where growth should be expected and where there is an opportunity for insurers and reinsurers […]

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Weak La Niña most likely scenario for remainder of 2011, says WMO

2nd September 2011

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) has published its latest update on the El Niño & La Niña weather phenomena in the Pacific ocean which have wide ranging effects on the global climate and weather patterns. The most likely scenarios are for the continuation of near neutral conditions or the formation of a weak La Niña […]

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Extreme weather events on the rise

10th August 2010

There’s been a lot of news about the recent extreme weather events which are happening around the world. The heatwave, drought and fires in Russia are causing devastation to agriculture and communities alike. The terrible flooding in Pakistan and China are impacting more people than any other disaster. Central and Eastern Europe are also suffering […]

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