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  • 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
  • Singapore's prime financial district vulnerable to rising sea levels

    A new research by property consultants CBRE has said that prime office real estate in Singapore's central business district (CBD) is highly susceptible to the risk of flooding as sea levels rise due to global warming.

    Asia Risk | 29 Jul 2020
  • China: Floods cause insured losses of more than US$343m

    Widespread floods in China have caused insured losses of more than CNY2.4bn ($343m) as of 17 July, according to data from the CBIRC.

    Asia | 28 Jul 2020
  • Multi-billion-dollar national green development fund established

    A national green development fund with total registered capital of $12.7bn has been established, focusing on key areas of green development along the Yangtze River Economic Belt. The fund was established in Shanghai on 15 July.

    China | 24 Jul 2020
  • World suffers $75bn in Nat CAT losses in 2020

    Global natural disaster events during 1H2020 caused total economic losses estimated at $75bn - 25% lower than the 2000-2019 average of $98bn. Meanwhile, insured losses were estimated at $30bn - 5% higher than the 20-year average of $28bn. These totals are preliminary and will change as losses continue to develop and were reported in Aon's Global Catastrophe Recap.

    AIRPlus | 23 Jul 2020
  • A proactive approach to tackling flood risks

    With climate change continuing to drive the frequency and severity of floods, the worry is that even more flood-related risks could become uninsurable. In light of this, there is a growing focus on risk prevention working in tandem with risk transfer through insurance.

    AIRPlus | 23 Jul 2020
  • Climate change response should match COVID-19 action

    Zurich Insurance, in a new whitepaper, looks at what risk managers, businesses and public sector organisations should be doing today to mitigate the real and future risks of climate change on their operations. Climate change deserves the same level of response as the COVID-19 pandemic and should be treated as a global emergency, says Zurich Insurance.

    Asia Risk | 22 Jul 2020

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