Estimate on the claims burdens from the earthquake in Haiti

2010/01/14

Munich Re estimates its claims burden from the earthquake in Haiti as follows: overall burden in the range of a single-digit to a low double-digit million US$-amount, net before tax. No claims are expected to stem from the Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility (CCRIF), in which Munich Re participates. The CCRIF offers 16 countries in the Caribbean insurance cover against hurricanes and earthquakes.
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