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  • India: Quakes arouses interest in insurance

    Frequent low-intensity earthquakes are prompting people living in the National Capital Region (NCR) to look for home insurance, according to a survey conducted by the e-insurance platform Policybazaar.com.

    Asia | 11 Aug 2020
  • China: 6 provinces see insured flood losses of US$759m in the past month

    The insurance industry in the six provinces of Hubei, Hunan, Guangxi, Jiangxi, Sichuan and Anhui, has received a total of 188,000 claims totalling CNY5.28bn ($759m) as a result of massive floods in the past month, according to data from the CBIRC.

    Asia | 07 Aug 2020
  • Asia: Seasonal monsoon floods inflict US$20bn economic toll across parts of the region

    Despite a record early start to the Atlantic Hurricane Season, the most significant natural peril events were noted in Asia during July. An active monsoon season prompted more than $20bn in flood-related damage in parts of China, Japan, India and Bangladesh during the month alone, Mr Michal Lorinc, catastrophe analyst on the Impact Forecasting team at Aon, says.

    Asia | 07 Aug 2020
  • World could lose 20% of its economic output to coastal flooding by 2100

    A new research report published in the journal Scientific Reports has said that the world stands to lose around 20% of its economic output to coastal flooding by 2100 if the world continues to emit greenhouse gases at the current rate.

    Asia Risk | 05 Aug 2020
  • Rising temperatures will cause more deaths than all infectious diseases

    A new study on climate change has predicted that the growing but largely unrecognised death toll from rising global temperatures will come close to eclipsing the current number of fatalities from all the infectious diseases combined if planet-heating emissions aren't constrained.

    Asia Risk | 05 Aug 2020
  • Turkey: 2 out of 3 homes aged over 20 years lack quake cover

    Only 31% of the 3.27m residences in 817,339 buildings built in Istanbul before 2000 have earthquake insurance, says Mr Sinan Turkkan, president of Earthquake Retrofit Association (DEGUDER).

    Middle East | 04 Aug 2020
  • Bangladesh: One third of the country hit by floods

    A third of Bangladesh has been underwater after some of the heaviest rains in a decade, officials said. According to the most recent figures available, nearly 1m homes were inundated and 4.7m people were affected.

    Asia | 03 Aug 2020
  • Turkey: Motor is most bought insurance cover

    Of every 100 people polled in a recent survey, 66 have compulsory earthquake insurance and 43 have home insurance.

    Middle East | 30 Jul 2020
  • MENA: Blueprint suggested for 'green' recovery from COVID-19

    As the MENA region recovers from the current economic downturn, it is important that governments make their recovery 'green', says the writers of a blog posted on the World Bank website.

    Middle East | 30 Jul 2020
  • Nat CAT: Flood damage erodes companies' long-term value - FM Global

    Flooding remains one of the more devastating risks that South and East Asia face, according to a new analysis commissioned by FM Global, one of the world's largest commercial property insurers, and carried out by analytics advisory group Pentland Analytics.

    Asia | 30 Jul 2020

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