Natural Catastrophes

Developing an Effective Disaster Preparedness and Communication Plan

Developing an Effective Disaster Preparedness and Communication Plan

Organizations must prepare for effective communications before, during and after severe weather events.

 
Improving the Business Restoration Process After a Disaster

Improving the Business Restoration Process After a Disaster

Many companies still fail to plan and prepare properly ahead of disasters to reduce their liabilities.

 
Helping the Helpers: Supporting the Resilience of First Responders

Helping the Helpers: Supporting the Resilience of First Responders

Employers can provide proper training and education to prepare responders for the physical and mental toll they may experience.

 
The Rising Tide of ­Maritime Shipping Risks

The Rising Tide of ­Maritime Shipping Risks

New technology and increased global trade have led to new risks for the shipping industry.

 
Environment, Cyberrisk Top WEF Risk Predictions

Environment, Cyberrisk Top WEF Risk Predictions

The World Economic Forum forecasts the most important global risks for 2018 and beyond.

 
Insurance Buyers Face Shifting Market

Insurance Buyers Face Shifting Market

Willis Towers Watson’s Joe Peiser discusses what insurance buyers can expect in the coming year.

 
Insurers to Pay Record $135 Billion for 2017 Disasters

Insurers to Pay Record $135 Billion for 2017 Disasters

The final tally of insured and economic losses from a disaster-packed 2017.

 
Hard Market on the Horizon

Hard Market on the Horizon

A costly year for man-made and natural catastrophe losses, coupled with other complex risks, may result in a substantial hardening of insurance rates and terms into 2018 and beyond.

 
The Environmental Impact of Hurricanes

The Environmental Impact of Hurricanes

Managing the risks associated with severe weather events, including the immediate and latent pollution unleashed by natural disasters, is a huge challenge.

 
Year in Risk 2017

Year in Risk 2017

Whether it was natural disasters, cyberattacks, corporate crises or political uncertainty, risk events made high-profile and often sobering headlines in 2017.

 
On the Ground: Risk Management in a Historic Hurricane Season

On the Ground: Risk Management in a Historic Hurricane Season

Risk and insurance professionals who weathered 2017’s historic hurricane season share their first-hand disaster recovery experiences.

 
Technology to the Rescue

Technology to the Rescue

Organizations are turning to a growing range of technology products to aid in disaster recovery and business continuity efforts.

 
Notepad: Risk in Review – November

Notepad: Risk in Review – November

The Las Vegas massacre, Hurricane Maria’s impact on Puerto Rico, and more.

 
Post-Harvey Lessons for Industrial Facilities

Post-Harvey Lessons for Industrial Facilities

Explosions at a Texas chemical plant underscore the need for disaster preparedness.

 
Notepad: Risk in Review – October

Notepad: Risk in Review – October

The impact of Harvey and Irma, an earthquake in Mexico, Equifax’s data breach, and more.