Parametric payouts do little to close the Haiti protection gap

Insurers are expected to pick up less than 20% of earthquake losses in Haiti


Storm Henri predicted to cause $150m of insured losses

If Henri remained as a hurricane, KCC warned insured losses could have reached $1.5bn


No room for complacency in 2021 Atlantic hurricane season

Forecasters have predicted another "above-normal" hurricane season, although not as bad as 2020. But as the season gets underway, insurers and catastrophe modellers have stressed there is no place for complacency. Paul Walsh reports


The 2020 Atlantic hurricane season: breaking unexpected records

This year will be remembered for the having the largest number of tropical storms, but it has been a relatively lucky season without serious losses. For insurers and risk modellers, the long-term impact may be the advances in technology forced upon them by the pandemic, as Paul Walsh reports


Catastrophe risk modelling: platforms and models update

InsuranceERM's round-up of developments at model vendors and platform providers AIR Worldwide, Impact Forecasting, Oasis LMF, RMS, Guy Carpenter, WTW, JBA, Nasdaq, KCC, ARA, Combus, CoreLogic, ERN and Fathom


Hurricane Michael to cost insurers $6bn-10bn, says AIR Worldwide

Estimates do not include losses paid out by the National Flood Insurance Program


Hurricane Michael: KCC estimates almost $8bn insured loss

Nearly half of insured loss estimated to have occurred in two Florida counties – Bay and Gulf.


RMS predicts up to $5bn insured losses from Florence

Florence’s economic damage could be more than twice as severe, modellers say


AIR Worldwide warns of likely $4.6bn Florence insured losses

Florence was downgraded to a tropical depression earlier this week but still brought destructive flooding


Insurers facing $2.5bn Florence bill

Tropical depression Florence continues to pose a major flood threat in North Carolina