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Global catastrophe recap: April 2016

Global economy suffers worst April severe weather losses for five years, according to Aon's catastrophe study. Impact Forecasting continuously tracks the worldwide natural disaster perils and aggregates the insured and economic losses for each region in this monthly report.

The data game

Cloud technology is a must for many businesses, despite concerns over outages, software glitches and cyber-attacks. FM Global’s Angela Conway examines the pros and cons and the actions users should take to ensure data remains accessible.

Asia listings: A closer look at Asia-Pacific

The general insurance market is not uniform in the Asia-Pacific region. From consolidation in Japan to potential in China to sophistication in Australia, this article highlights why movers and shakers face a variety of situations and opportunities.

September 2015: Global catastrophe recap

This report reviews September's worldwide natural disaster perils and aggregates the insured and economic losses for each region in this monthly report. Events covered: California wildfires; magnitude 8.3 earthquake strikes off Chile coast; Japanese flooding.

Asia: Living with disasters

The insurance community is playing an increasingly important role in helping vulnerable communities in Asia adapt to climate change both before and after a disaster. Post's article investigates.

Seismic shift: Japan earthquake and tsunami

Then a 9.0 magnitude earthquake struck the Pacific coast of Tohoku, Japan on 11 March 2011, no one predicted the devastation that would follow. This article studies why the sheer size and scale of the Tohoku earthquake and subsequent tsunami has changed the face of insurance in the region forever.