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.
Insurers in the Asia-Pacific region continue to face slower economic growth, low-interest-rates and strict regulation. However, reduced trade barriers and an increase in affluent consumers offer new opportunities. This whitepaper analyses the key factors shaping the Asia-Pacific insurance market.
This report reveals that Super Typhoon Haiyan made landfall in the central Philippines as one of the strongest tropical cyclones ever recorded. Elsewhere, a major severe weather outbreak hit the US Midwest, whilst flash floods wreaked havoc in Sardinia.
Super Typhoon Haiyan has reignited the debate about the correlation between climate change and natural disasters. This article provides an overview of the ongoing debate, the economic costs of recent catastrophes and global trends.
This monthly report reviews the natural disaster perils that occurred worldwide during August 2013. The report reveals that billion-dollar flood losses were recorded in China, Russia, Philippines and Pakistan during August, causing an initial combined estimate of USD10 billion in economic losses.
Country Profiles provides individual summaries for Lloyd’s key territories. These profiles contain factsheets on the economy, insurance market and Lloyd’s business. This analyst report from May 2013 focuses on the Republic of the Philippines.
BestWeek Asia-Pacific provides regional ratings information and analytical content. This week's edition covers: 2012 catastrophe losses; barriers to growth in the Philippines; rising marine insurance claims costs. Plus the FSA fines Prudential £30 million over its attempted acquisition of AIA.
This report reviews the natural disaster perils that occurred worldwide during December and reveals that Super Typhoon Bopha killed 1,901 people and injured 2,666 others after making landfall on the southern Philippine island of Mindanao as a Category 5 typhoon. This paper assesses the impact.
Asian property and casualty (P&C) insurers that have grown accustomed to adapting to change should not expect any let-up in the next few years. This paper reviews 2012 market developments and provides strategic advice to companies for 2013.
One roofing component accounts for 90% of yearly wind losses. This White Paper shows how to lower your exposure to wind damage with 3 simple steps - and our free online advice.