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Hurricane Season Teaser
August 22, 2023

Hurricanes: The current threat and the future warning signals

As climate change unfolds, hurricanes give a high-profile glimpse into the potential effects of a warming world.

September 27, 2022

Best practices for underwriting natural catastrophe risk

Taking into consideration the nuances of the property you’re insuring can help you take charge of multifaceted risk factors.

June 13, 2022

Is New Orleans Safe from Another Katrina Like Storm Surge

Hurricane Katrina is greatly known for its level of devastation in New Orleans, but how has the city prepared to protect themselves against a similar storm?

October 25, 2021

Sewer backup: Paddling into flood insurance insights

When confronting the sewer backup peril, understanding both coverage & related weather factors can help you better understand and account for your policyholders' exposure

Flood Teaser
July 26, 2021

Quantifying Flood Risk in the United States

Gain insight into the industry loss potential from all sources of flooding and Verisk’s solutions.

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December 23, 2020

FEMA study shows stringent building codes save billions in losses from natural disasters

BCEGS was among the key sources for a FEMA study that demonstrated that building codes reduce financial losses in natural catastrophes.

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November 3, 2020

From autonomous vehicles to COVID-19, a changing world multiplies risks and opportunities

Drones, autonomous vehicles, legal marijuana, floods, and pandemics are among the developing challenges for the insurance industry.

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May 6, 2020

Commercial properties may be shut, but it’s open season for spring flooding

The COVID-19 pandemic has the full attention of commercial insurance policyholders, but an active spring flooding forecast still presents a range of threats.

September 16, 2019

Addressing the global catastrophe protection gap

The “protection gap” illustrates insurers’ potential for growth and society’s need for protection. Learn more in AIR Worldwide's Global Modeled Catastrophe Losses report.

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August 22, 2019

Private personal flood market whips up a wave of opportunity

Private personal flood insurance market has new tools and data to support a comeback—and substantial, measurable potential for insurers that are ready to make strategic…

Guerneville Flooding
April 8, 2019

Flooding on Russian River highlights a measurable exposure

The near-record flooding of Guerneville, California, from the overflowing the Russian River in late February was a remarkable but foreseeable event. Extensive data…

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March 8, 2019

AER and team demonstrate benefits of using machine learning in subseasonal-to-seasonal forecasting

A team from Verisk's Atmospheric and Environmental Research (AER), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Microsoft Research, and Stanford University published an…

Verisk Waterline
October 24, 2018

WaterLine offers location-specific risk analytics for flood

As growing numbers of U.S. homes and businesses become vulnerable to flooding, private insurers are seeing a potential new pathway for profitable growth—but they need…

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October 12, 2018

Why Hurricane Michael's landfall is historic

Michael will be recorded as the most intense hurricane on record to have struck land in the North Atlantic basin (which includes the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean) in the…

Flood Sandbags
October 11, 2018

How insurers can take back control of flood risk

The insurance industry has been largely content to let coverage flow through the government’s National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), with limited availability in the…

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