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  • Australia: Insurers back APRA's call on disaster mitigation funding

    The Insurance Council of Australia (ICA) has welcomed a call by the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) for significant funding for investments in natural disaster mitigation.

    Asia | 20 Oct 2020
  • China: Ping An research unit says ESG disclosure spell growth for tech companies

    Ping An Digital Economic Research Centre (PADERC), a macroeconomic research arm of Ping An Insurance (Group) Company of China, says the increase in the number of companies in China improving their environmental, social and governance (ESG) disclosures is an opportunity for technology companies to provide data solutions with artificial intelligence (AI).

    Asia | 19 Oct 2020
  • Australia: Waiting now to act on disaster resilience will cost more in the long run

    The general insurance sector in Australia is highly engaged with natural disaster trends, with 100% of general insurers polled in a climate survey taking steps to better understand the risks, Mr Geoff Summerhayes, an executive board member of the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA), has said.

    Asia | 16 Oct 2020
  • China presses on with nationwide installation of quake alert stations

    China has plans to accelerate the building of over 15,000 earthquake monitoring stations that could report even distant tremors in 5-10 seconds, experts from the China Earthquake Administration (CEA) have revealed. The warnings will be released through mobile phones, TV, radio and new media.

    Asia | 16 Oct 2020
  • Cities at risk from global threats

    Lloyd's of London has published a new report to help city administrators and risk managers, as well as Lloyd's market insurers and brokers, understand the risks that will influence the design and function of cities in the coming decades.

    Asia Risk | 14 Oct 2020
  • Science-based climate targets unveiled for financial services

    Insurers, banks and institutional investors worldwide can now validate their climate goals through the Science Based Targets Initiative (SBTi).

    Asia Risk | 14 Oct 2020
  • Two new models for flood risk in Indonesia

    The combination of climate change and unplanned urban development exacerbates flood risks for Indonesia. Due to its geographic location, Indonesia is also prone to virtually every kind of natural catastrophic event. Flood hazard for Indonesia is classified as 'high'.

    AIRPlus | 13 Oct 2020
  • Australia: Weather bureau warns La Nina likely to bring more rainfall and cyclones

    The Bureau of Meteorology has released its Severe Weather Outlook for October to April, showing an increased risk of flooding for eastern Australia and tropical cyclones in the north, with roughly average potential for heatwaves and severe thunderstorms.

    Asia | 13 Oct 2020
  • India ranks third among countries with the highest number of disasters in past decade

    India faced 321 disaster events 2000 to 2019, behind China (577) and the US (467), with the three countries recording the highest number of disaster events in the last decade, according to a report issued yesterday by a UN agency, a day before the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction which falls today.

    Asia | 13 Oct 2020
  • Taiwan: Climate Service Alliance formed by private and public sector partners

    Entities hailing from both the public and private sectors have formed an alliance to support the rise of weather-related businesses in Taiwan.

    Asia | 12 Oct 2020

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