AIR Estimates Insured Losses from Super Typhoon Haiyan at Between USD 300 Million

Catastrophe modeling firm AIR Worldwide estimates that total damage to residential, commercial, and agricultural properties from Super Typhoon Haiyan will range… between USD 6.5 billion and USD 14.5 billion. However, because insurance penetration in the region is relatively low, AIR estimates that insured losses will range between USD 300 million and USD 700 million. “Super Typhoon Haiyan made landfall on the southern tip of Samar Island early morning local time on November 8 as one of the most powerful tropical cyclones in modern record-keeping,” said Dr. Peter Sousounis, senior principal…

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AIR Worldwide Updates Loss Estimates for Post-Tropical Cyclone Sandy

Homeowners flood Insurance

BOSTON, Nov. 26, 2012 – Since Sandy made landfall as a post-tropical cyclone on October 29, 2012, in southern New Jersey, catastrophe modeling firm AIR Worldwide has been analyzing the storm’s characteristics and impacts. Informed by the latest available information on surge height and extent from the USGS, surface wind speed observation data, and findings from AIR’s post-disaster survey teams, AIR now estimates that insured losses from Sandy will be between USD 16 and USD 22 billion. AIR estimates include wind and storm surge damage to onshore residential, commercial and…

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Insurance news from London has insurers under fire due to riots compensation

Riot Insurance claims News

Many policyholders have faced significant delays in receiving their payments. In August of 2011, businesses throughout London were faced with significant damage due to massive rioting throughout the city, and the latest insurance news has shown that many have not yet been compensated by their insurers. It is estimated that one third of the businesses hadn’t received anything four months after making a claim. One out of every three claims made by businesses following the rioting have made insurance news because they hadn’t received a single penny to help to…

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AIR Worldwide Estimates Insured Losses in the Caribbean from Hurricane Irene at

BOSTON, Aug. 26, 2011 -AIR Worldwide estimates that insured losses in the Caribbean from Hurricane Irene will be between USD 500 million and USD 1.1 billion. AIR expects the Bahamas will account for more than 60% of the insured loss-between USD 300 million and USD 700 million. This estimate includes wind and precipitation-induced flood damage to insured onshore residential, commercial and industrial properties (and their contents), automobiles, and business interruption losses in the Bahamas, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Turks and Caicos, and other Caribbean territories. Hurricane Irene has exited the…

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