Summer is the peak season for lightning strikes, which cost insurers millions of dollars every year.
With the Atlantic hurricane season approaching, companies can better prepare by using past storm experiences as a guide.
Weather-related natural catastrophe costs are rising, but it isn’t just damage or physical loss that impacts company revenue.
Drought conditions and new property development have contributed to a more dangerous wildfire season.
A year after Sandy struck the Northeast, the time to file a contingent business interruption claim is running out.
How will RMS 13 affect insurance costs and capacity?
Are there really more tornadoes than ever?
The 2013 hurricane season predictions and the potential cost of a modern-day Miami superstorm.
This year’s Lloyd’s of London Science of Risk Prize winner improves on existing flood risk models.
People are increasingly turning to mobile devices for emergency info, but they could use more options.
Recent natural catastrophes have exposed risks in emerging markets that have historically been considered low risk for disasters.
Weather risk makes most think of hurricanes and tornadoes, but companies can’t ignore the “everyday” wrath of Mother Nature.
Companies may think they’re prepared for disasters, but their employees overwhelming do not. And that hurts business.
A new study shows how cultural factors in the United States, Japan and Turkey affect how residents prepare for disasters.
Similar hurdles prevent most organizations from properly preparing for disasters. But each can be overcome.