2019 Atlantic hurricane season: facing the eye of the storm

Forecasters are predicting a relatively average Atlantic hurricane season, but emerging risks could impact losses in unexpected ways. Paul Walsh and Sarfraz Thind report


Fema gives reinsurers 6 April deadline for cat bond partnership

US emergency agency likely to seek $1bn or more of cover


Scientists hit out at US flood risk model attempts

Academics call for research into links to global warming


Property expert calculates value of US homes at risk of wildfire

Insured losses of $12bn from recent fires pale in comparison


Reinsurance proves its worth for US disaster agency

Federal disaster agency took out flood reinsurance for first time last year


US inland flood risk three times greater than thought, new models find

Scientists estimate 40m citizens and $5.5tr of assets are at danger


US flood insurance programme gets actuarial help

Milliman to provide modelling and pricing