Understanding Typhoon and Earthquake Risk in Japan

The past several years have reaffirmed the vulnerability of Japan to typhoons and earthquakes. Discover how AIR’s Japan typhoon and earthquake risk models provide the best views of risk across the country.

Managing Earthquake Risk in Japan

The updated AIR Earthquake Model for Japan provides the most robust view of the risk and incorporates upgraded damage functions, including content damage and business interruption.

View the AIR Earthquake Model for Japan Brochure

Accounting for Seismic Uncertainty Along the Nankai Trough

The AIR Earthquake Model for Japan expands on the 2019 Headquarters for Earthquake Research Promotion (HERP) model to reflect a broader spectrum of rupture probabilities along the Nankai Trough and on hundreds of crustal faults.

Learn how AIR accounts for seismic uncertainty

Incorporating Lessons from the Tohoku Earthquake

Discover how AIR researchers used magnitude and ground motion shaking intensity observations from the 2011 Tohoku megathrust earthquake to inform our view of seismicity and tsunami risk in Japan.

Read about lessons learned from Tohoku

Managing Tsunami Risk in Japan, After Tohoku

AIR has been at the forefront of modeling tsunami risk from earthquakes. Learn how the updated AIR Earthquake Model for Japan can help you prepare for tsunami losses by providing the most detailed and accurate view of tsunami risk in Japan.

Learn how to manage tsunami risk

Managing Typhoon Risk in Japan

The updated AIR Typhoon Model features enhancements to AIR's Industry Exposure Database and damage functions and accounts for lessons learned from recent historical events.

View the AIR Typhoon Model for Japan Brochure

Will Typhoon Losses in Japan Keep Increasing?

Gain insight into the factors that contributed to the significant losses seen during recent typhoon seasons in Japan.

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Providing Context and Insight for Recent Typhoon Losses in Japan

While Japan is no stranger to damaging storms, high losses in 2018 and 2019 prompted questions of whether catastrophe models realistically capture typhoon risk and what role climate change is playing in driving losses.

Learn more about recent typhoon losses in Japan

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To learn more about AIR Worldwide products and services, we invite you to contact our team, who have deep knowledge of local markets and global experience in risk management.

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