Munich Re’s Wildfire HD Edition
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Munich Re’s
Wildfire HD Edition

In the case of wildfires, a few metres can be crucial. Don’t economise on map resolution

Wildfire HD Edition supports you with comprehensive high resolution maps in the analysis and assessment of the increasing risks of wildfires due to climate change in the USA, Canada and Australia.

Wildfire HD Edition is a modular SaaS solution to reliably evaluate the current status of your portfolios or individual locations. Risk scores are calculated using Munich Re’s claims experience and scientific assessment of the impacts of climate change. 

It offers high-quality natural hazard expertise to perform efficient exposure analyses of your individual risk locations or entire portfolios. Cluster main risk hotspots, filter dynamically and identify accumulations in your portfolio to provide greater understanding for better decision-making with high-resolution maps in order to generate even more detailed assessments. The risk maps offer a higher resolution in order to generate even more detailed assessments, including key zones for high-risk and high-value locations.

Over 50 million risk assessments every year demonstrate that this is a globally proven, trusted tool.

Wildfire HD Edition

Benefit from Wildfire HD Edition

Easy input & output
Wildfire HD Edition can be accessed via a web application as well as via an API. Because various export formats can be selected, it adapts completely to your needs.
Easy to interpret visualization
Clear heatmap visualisation of wildfire risks.
Holistic overview combining multiple data sources
Additional data such as the footprints of historical – and even ongoing! – wildfires, population density and the locations of fire stations, supplement the hazard layer and help facilitate a well-rounded understanding of the risk posed by wildfires.
Highly detailed maps
Detailed risk score maps based on the latest claims with a granular 1.5 mile wildland urban interface.
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Wildfire risk assessment with specific risk scores and high definition maps

Climate data and claims records indicate a significant rise in wildfire hazard and loss levels in the United States, Canada, and Australia. 

The size of the losses highlights the large accumulation potential, something that is often underestimated. The frequency of meteorological conditions that favour severe fire seasons has also increased in many regions around the world. Of major importance for the insurance industry in this context are additional regions with highly exposed values, such as the Mediterranean in Europe and regions in Australia.

Key benefits

  • Higher resolution to better resolve wildland urban interfaces (WUI), key zones for high-risk and high-value locations. The WUI is 1.5 miles (2.4 km) wide and divided into 5 detailed zones.
  • Easy to visualise maps for risk acceptance rather than complex stochastic models.
  • API available for flexible integration into your existing tools and processes.
  • Underpinned by the claims analysis of one of the world’s leading reinsurers.
  • Taking into account the latest knowledge on the impacts of climate change.
Wildfire risk assessment
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High value platform functionalities

High value platform functionalities

Sometimes more is simply more. Especially when it comes to well-designed functionalities that facilitate risk assessment on the one hand and reduce your workload on the other. These outstanding functionalities include single location assessment, location geocoding, map services, portfolio assessment, saving of locations, elevation profiles, traffic light visualisation, location set filtering, REST API and areas and lines scoring.

For further information simply download our “Wildfire HD Edition” brochure!

How about trying our solution right now? Or would you rather talk to someone in person?
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How about trying our solution right now?
Or would you rather talk to someone in person?