Articles tagged "Natural Disasters"

How do we fund future resilience from natural disasters?

Ahead of this year's Catastrophe Risk Seminar, Sharanjit Paddam explains why it's important to discuss issues around funding natural disasters in Australia. He also highlights what delegates can look forward to on the day. 

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What costs more: a windstorm or a market crash?

Niki Appleton reviews 'GDP@Risk', the new Lloyds City Risk Index 2015-2025 measuring world economic output at risk from manmade and natural threats.

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Volcanic eruptions and disruptions

In recent years, volcanic eruptions have severely disrupted air travel, causing widespread havoc on economies, and losses for insurers. Emma Phillips of Risk Frontiers explores the direct and indirect impacts of volcanoes.

Australian Roundtable Wins International Recognition for Disaster Recovery

The Australian Business Roundtable for Disaster Resilience and Safer Communities – consisting of IAG, Munich Re, Westpac, Investa Property Group, Optus and the Australian Red Cross - has been awarded the Certificate of Distinction in the 2015 United Nations Sasakawa Award for Disaster Reduction.

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