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  • Mitigating flood risk - the role of private sector and government

    An urban planner and a village priest could be as important as an insurer in playing a role to protect a community at risk of floods.

    AIRPlus | 18 Jun 2018
  • Mutual trust and cultural alignment essential to further public-private partnerships

    Among the myriad challenges in building a successful public-private partnership (PPP) is the challenge of aligning the interests of all parties, said panellists at the recent 16th Conference on Catastrophe Insurance in Asia, in discussing making PPPs work to bridge the protection gap.

    AIRPlus | 18 Jun 2018
  • Piecing together a holistic Nat CAT management solution

    Microinsurance is not the way forward in managing natural catastrophes, according to UN Capital Development Fund regional inclusive insurance specialist Michael Carr. By virtue of the fact that in the short term, there are 'too many barriers' such as the lack of incentives and subsidies for microinsurance development, and 'insufficient interest from many insurers'.

    AIRPlus | 14 Jun 2018
  • Enhanced flood risk datasets help bridge more than protection gap

    Floods are the most common yet most underinsured risk in Asian emerging markets. India, Indonesia and the Philippines encounter frequent flooding due to heavy rainfall or typhoons, yet the protection gap has not made any appreciable progress over the past five years. Part of this is due to the huge migration over the past half century towards certain coastal population centres that have created this exposure.

    AIRPlus | 14 Jun 2018
  • Mastering disaster - Munich Re

    Munich Re global head of climate and public sector business development Ernst Rauch elaborates on how countries can lessen the economic consequences of climate change and Nat CAT.

    AIRPlus | 11 Jun 2018
  • New Zealand: Local councils grappling with higher insurance premiums

    Local councils around the country are facing insurance premium increases of millions of dollars because of earthquake risks and climate change.

    Asia | 11 Jun 2018
  • Shanghai ranks among world's top 10 cities at risk

    Shanghai is ranked among the top 10 cities at risk globally, standing in 8th place with nearly $8.48 billion in annual gross domestic product at risk, according to the latest edition of Lloyd's City Risk Index (CRI). It is the only mainland Chinese city among the top 10 most at risk in the world.

    China | 08 Jun 2018
  • Positive signs of bridging CAT protection gap in Asia

    There are encouraging signs that the natural catastrophe protection gap in Asia can be bridged, owing to factors such as relaxation of market access restriction in the region as well as the power of technology.

    Asia | 08 Jun 2018
  • Strict warming limits necessary for survival of vulnerable populations-Ex-UN Climate Chief

    The world must limit global warming to 1.5 ÂșC to give the world's most vulnerable populations even a 50% chance of surviving the impact of climate change, former UN climate change chief Christiana Figueres said last week, as reported in Reuters.

    Asia Risk | 06 Jun 2018
  • Asia's casualty pricing continues overall decline - Marsh

    Composite insurance pricing in Asia continued to decline in the first quarter of 2018 - with casualty pricing decreasing by an average of 2.7% - according to Marsh's Global Insurance Market Index.

    AIRPlus | 04 Jun 2018

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