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Flood insurance program risks expiry (again) as hurricane season starts

Seven million homes are at risk of damage from Atlantic storms and coverage may be up in the air again. After already facing a named…

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2018 Hurricane Season should be an average one, says Munich Re

The Germany based reinsurer is predicting fewer storms than 2017’s record breaking year. Munich Re is predicting an average 2018 Hurricane Season. This comes as…

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Homeowners insurance sector could see some turbulence this hurricane season

NOAA predictions could bode ill for homeowners insurance sector Hurricane season is nearly here, and that could mean trouble for the U.S. east coast. The…

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Senator Schumer takes aim at insurers in wake of Hurricane Sandy

Senator Schumer troubled over actions of insurance companies Hurricane Sandy has caused a lot of trouble for insurance companies, consumers, and state governments in the…

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Crop insurance comes under fire in the midst of U.S. drought

Drought highlights the controversy surrounding crop insurance The worst drought in 60 years has established a stranglehold in the U.S. The severity and persistence of…

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Tropical Storm Alberto puts insurers on alert ahead of hurricane season

Tropical storm forms ahead of official start to hurricane season Hurricane season in the U.S. does not officially begin until June 1, but the season’s…

U.S. to be a “weather-ready” nation as the federal government takes measures to guard against destructive weather

To date, the cost of natural disasters befalling the U.S. has reached $35 billion. The year is not yet over and the National Oceanic and…