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Denver Co Hail Storm
May 1, 2018

May 2018 Preview: Historical catastrophe activity

Over the past decade, the month of May averaged four catastrophes, according to Verisk's Property Claim Services (PCS).

Verisk Flood Insurance Solutions
February 5, 2018

Keeping flood insurance above water

The spread of flooding where it hasn’t occurred before compounds a chronic problem in the United States: Most U.S. homeowners have either too little flood insurance…

Iso Pci Reports Earnings Decline
February 2, 2018

P/C insurers see $22.4 billion drop in net income

The private U.S. property/casualty insurance industry saw its net income after taxes drop to $22.4 billion in nine-months 2017.

Hurricane Impacts
December 7, 2017

Natech and the liability implications from natural catastrophes

The insurance impact of natural disasters could extend beyond property insurance to result in significant casualty losses, a phenomenon known as Natech.

Iso E Learning
December 7, 2017

ISO Education releases 30 e-learning courses in first year

More than a year has passed since ISO Education, an online learning platform, went live. To date, more than 30 new courses have been released that offer training on a…

Irma Flooding In Florida
November 14, 2017

FEMA selects AIR Worldwide’s flood model to better understand the NFIP’s risk

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has selected AIR Worldwide’s innovative Inland Flood and Storm Surge Models for the United States to better understand the…

House damaged by Hurricane Irma
October 27, 2017

Residential wind and surge damage inflicted by Hurricane Irma

Verisk's AIR Worldwide team surveyed areas around downtown Miami and the Florida Keys to understand the nature and intensity of wind and storm surge damage from Hurricane…

Top 10 Historical Hurricane Thumb
October 12, 2017

Top 10 historical hurricanes: What would they cost today?

Before this summer’s hurricanes Harvey and Irma broke the 11-year “drought” of major U.S. hurricane landfalls, most people probably thought that as many as six of the top…

September 11, 2017

AIR estimates insured losses for Hurricane Irma’s impacts in the United States

AIR estimates industry insured losses in the United States resulting from Hurricane Irma range from $20 billion to $40 billion. Note that these estimates are based on the…

September 7, 2017

Estimating Harvey’s toll on the energy sector

Hurricane Harvey has profoundly disrupted drilling and refinery operations along the U.S. Gulf Coast, which sits at the center of the world’s petrochemical, refining, and…

September 6, 2017

AIR releases estimates for total property damage, insured losses from Harvey

AIR Worldwide estimates total property damage from Hurricane Harvey’s flooding at $65-to-$75 billion. Industry insured losses from wind, flood, and storm surge combined…

Fly Hurricane
August 31, 2017

The ever-shrinking cone of uncertainty

The cone of uncertainty graphically indicates the historical margin of error in the meteorologist’s forecast track for the center of a tropical cyclone.

August 31, 2017

Unprecedented flooding as Hurricane Harvey stalled and soaked Texas

AIR Worldwide provides update on Hurricane Harvey, Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017

Harvey As Seen From International Space Station
August 28, 2017

Climate change and U.S. hurricane landfall probability

Most scientific research on the influence of climate change on hurricane activity has focused on the relationship between warm Atlantic Ocean conditions and tropical…

August 28, 2017

What Hurricane Harvey teaches us about flood exposure

Hurricanes like Harvey demonstrate exactly why private industry should be providing flood insurance. Private insurance is, at its core, meant to cover catastrophic…

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