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Natural catastrophes 2015

For twenty years now, the geoscientists at Munich Re have compiled a detailed review of the previous year's natural catastrophes. Selected catastrophe portraits and background analyses describe the current risk situation, trends and market developments from the insurance industry's perspective. Figures from the NatCatSERVICE database indicate the severity of the events in humanitarian and financial terms.

Current Issue

The warmest year since records began saw El Niño have a major impact on many weather-related losses. More events, analyzes and trends of the past year natural disasters can be found here.

Read about the following:
– Nepal – Earthquake at the top
   of the world
– Wildfires – Golden State aflame
– Climate insurance – A stepping
   stone to sustainable growth
– Severe thunderstorms in
   Europe – Prevention is more
   important than ever.

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You can download or order other issues of Topics Geo, the World Map of Natural Hazards and a range of specialist publications on the subject free of charge in Touch Publications.


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