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  • Insurers get more active in disaster prevention and mitigation

    The insurance industry is playing an increasingly important role in supporting disaster prevention and mitigation, intensifying the deployment of technology in disaster risk management.

    China | 26 May 2023
  • Turkiye: Several reinsurers announce 6 Feb quake losses

    Several global reinsurers have reported estimated losses arising from the devastating earthquakes in Turkiye on 6 February, as they released their 1Q2023 financial statements.

    Middle East | 25 May 2023
  • Algeria: New disaster law to shift focus to risk management

    Algeria will pass a new law this year, with implementing texts, relating to the management of disaster risks, according to Prime Minister Aïmene Benabderrahmane.

    Middle East | 24 May 2023
  • China braces for record-breaking temperatures

    China is gearing up for another summer of scorching temperatures in 2023. Major Chinese cities have issued heat advisories warning their citizens that potentially record-breaking temperatures are set to pose a threat to electricity supply, crops, and the country's economy.

    Asia Risk | 24 May 2023
  • Gen Z and millennials switch jobs over climate concerns

    A new survey conducted by the professional services firm Deloitte has revealed that more than 40% of Gen Z and millennials have changed jobs or sectors due to climate concerns, or plan to do so in the future.

    Asia Risk | 24 May 2023
  • New York city is sinking

    New York City is sinking about one to two millimetres per year on average under the weight of its own skyscrapers that are estimated to weigh a cumulative 1.68tn pound according to a new study by University of Rhode Island and the US Geological Survey.

    Asia Risk | 24 May 2023
  • World's large lakes are shrinking

    World's freshwater sources have been losing approximately 22 gigatonnes of freshwater annually for more than 30 years now according to a new study.

    Asia Risk | 24 May 2023
  • US: Attorneys general concerned about insurers' climate commitments

    The attorneys general (AGs) of 23 US states have sent a letter to members of the Net-Zero Insurance Alliance (NZIA), requesting documents and information relating to legal concerns brought about by their commitments to collaborate with other insurers in order to advance an activist climate agenda.

    Asia Risk | 24 May 2023
  • MENA: Insurers need to innovate to protect against climate change

    The insurance industry requires the development of innovative products and services to help individuals, companies and governments deal with the impact of climate change and reduce their carbon footprint, Dr Abdul Rahman bin Abdullah Al Hamaidi, chairman and director-general of the Arab Monetary Fund, has said.

    Middle East | 22 May 2023
  • New Zealand: Estimate of Cyclone Gabrielle insured losses crosses US$1bn mark

    PERILS, the independent Zurich-based organisation providing industry-wide catastrophe insurance data, has disclosed that its second industry loss estimate for Cyclone Gabrielle stands at NZS1,925m ($1,210m).

    Asia | 22 May 2023

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