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Catastrophe Modeling

Turkey Earthquake 23
July 12, 2023

2023 Turkey Earthquakes: Models Should Already Consider These Events

Large earthquake risk in Turkey is very much a reality and can produce significant losses.

Climate Change Teaser
May 31, 2023

Climate change vs. climate variability: their impact on insured losses

Catastrophe models help better understand and quantify insured losses caused by climate change and climate variability.

Wildfire Risk Teaser
May 30, 2023

Wildfire: Insurers and communities adapt to an ever-growing threat

Wildfires have moved rapidly to the fore as an exposure for insurers to understand and manage in states at high risk for this peril.

Arctic Amplification Melting Iceberg Teaser
May 15, 2023

Arctic Amplification: A Very Bad Positive Feedback Loop

The Arctic amplification has been warming the north pole more than twice the global average, contributing to extreme weather farther south.

After Catastrophes
May 4, 2023

What happens after catastrophes? Protection in a time of loss

Despite mitigation measures, natural hazards may still cause damage, and insurers need actionable data to guide underwriting and pricing.

Weather Teaser
April 6, 2023

Severe thunderstorms and hail: Concentrated events that pack a punch

Severe thunderstorms are a common natural phenomenon in the US, causing more than half of annual reported insured losses since 1985.

Property Liability Clash
March 8, 2023

Property Liability Clash Emerging Liability Exposures Resulting from Natural Catastrophes

Natural catastrophes are not only having a significant impact on insurers’ property portfolios but have also increasingly begun to spill over.

Climate Change Hurricane Teaser
October 20, 2022

Will climate change lead to more hurricanes?

Verisk’s Climate Change Projections help organizations investigate how loss metrics such as average annual losses (AALs) and return period may change in the future.

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?

Earthquake Teaser 738x415
April 7, 2022

3 Major Iberian Earthquakes Highlight European Risk

A brief history of 3 major earthquakes will highlight the risks that European regions are susceptible to, even in modern day.

Pointing At Computer
March 29, 2022

Next Generation Modeling for Direct, Facultative, and Treaty Lines

The fourth and final installment of Verisk's Next Generation Modeling series, we discuss various aspects of reinsurance loss accumulation with spatial correlation.

Earthquake Teaser 738x415
January 24, 2022

Chile’s Earthquake Resilience is an Iterative Process

With a 6,435 km coastline along the Circum-Pacific belt, Chile has become resilient against earthquake damage with this iterative process.

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.

July 26, 2021

Next Generation Financial Modeling for Commercial Lines

Learn about the propagation of uncertainty to commercial lines—loss accumulation and complex (re)insurance structures.

Tsunami Teaser
May 19, 2021

Managing Tsunami Risk in Japan, After Tohoku

This article is the third and final one in our series on managing Japan earthquake risk; it describes our updates to modeling tsunami risk.

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