Natural Catastrophes

Strategies for Funding Wildfire Mitigation

Strategies for Funding Wildfire Mitigation

Communities struggle with the cost of wildfires as climate change increases their likelihood.

 
Reviewing Your Insurance Coverage in Advance of Hurricane Season

Reviewing Your Insurance Coverage in Advance of Hurricane Season

With weather patterns and storm severity growing less predictable, a comprehensive disaster recovery plan—including reliable insurance protection—is a vital risk management task for any business.

 
Stormy Seas

Stormy Seas

As hurricane season approaches, the shipping industry must take steps to protect its operations and the rest of the supply chain.

 
Addressing Business Interruption Exposures

Addressing Business Interruption Exposures

Having the right business interruption coverage could be the key to surviving a disaster.

 
The Challenges of Hurricane Forecasting

The Challenges of Hurricane Forecasting

Year-to-year variability in the tropics and the combination, El Nino and other climate factors complicate hurricane forecasting for the 2016 season.

 
Under Fire: Planning for Wildfire Risk

Under Fire: Planning for Wildfire Risk

After a record-breaking wildfire season in 2015, it is more critical than ever for businesses to develop plans to protect their property and personnel.

 
Climate Change Tops Global Concerns

Climate Change Tops Global Concerns

The World Economic Forum highlights the greatest risks facing the planet this year.

 
Record Heat Fuels Climate Change Concerns

Record Heat Fuels Climate Change Concerns

Amid landmark temperatures, nations look to mitigate the mounting dangers of climate change.

 
Year In Risk 2015

Year In Risk 2015

Some of the year’s biggest events have lasting implications for the future of risk management.

 
Managing Social Media During a Crisis

Managing Social Media During a Crisis

Despite many complications, social media can be an invaluable tool for crisis communication.

 
Taming the Beast: Will Insurance Market Cycles Become a Thing of the Past?

Taming the Beast: Will Insurance Market Cycles Become a Thing of the Past?

Property/casualty insurance market cycles may one day become a thing of the past.

 
Texas Floods Highlight Urban Vulnerability

Texas Floods Highlight Urban Vulnerability

Recent storms show how urbanization magnifies the impact of natural catastrophes.

 
Q&A: Taking a Broader Risk Perspective

Q&A: Taking a Broader Risk Perspective

FM Global’s Bret Ahnell discusses resiliency, risk mitigation and the insurance market.

 
Assessing Canadian Flood Preparedness

Assessing Canadian Flood Preparedness

Researchers assessed the preparedness of 15 Canadian cities to encourage flood resilience efforts and benchmark progress.

 
Hurricanes and Climate Change

Hurricanes and Climate Change

Has climate change had any effect on the hurricanes driving catastrophe market losses?