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Managing U.S. Flood Risk: Part I, Modeling Hurricane-Induced Precipitation

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The 2010 Haiti Earthquake: From Devastation to a Deeper Understanding of Caribbean Seismicity

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Modeling Fundamentals: Accounting for the Hours Clause

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Managing U.S. Flood Risk: Part I, Modeling Hurricane-Induced Precipitation

Articles | AIR Currents Article
February 11, 2020

This article focuses on the additional capability of managing hurricane-induced flood risk with the updated AIR Hurricane Model for the United States.
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The 2010 Haiti Earthquake: From Devastation to a Deeper Understanding of Caribbean Seismicity

Articles | AIR Currents Article
January 06, 2020

AIR plans to release a substantially updated earthquake model for the Caribbean this summer. This article provides an overview of the enhancements to the hazard module, including a discussion on how new data about the Caribbean’s seismotectonics gathered in the past 10–20 years has been leveraged by AIR to enhance our ability to quantify seismic risk across the region, and how AIR models the newly added sub-perils of tsunami and liquefaction.
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2019's Atlantic Hurricanes: A Little More than We Bargained For

Articles | AIR Currents Article
December 18, 2019

The 2019 pre-season forecasts predicted slightly above-average activity from named storms and close to average numbers of hurricanes and major hurricanes. Read about how these forecasts fared.
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Current Crop Risk in India: How Can It Be Managed Effectively?

Articles | AIR Currents Article
November 13, 2019

Despite the long history of extensive agriculture in India, multiple peril crop insurance (MPCI) has only recently become widely available.
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Modeling Fundamentals: Accounting for the Hours Clause

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October 16, 2019

Accounting for the hours clause in European windstorms modeling presents specific challenges.
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Modeling Fundamentals: Advanced Loss Modification

Articles | AIR Currents Article
October 16, 2019

The Advanced Loss Modification (ALM) module in Touchstone Re™, the successor to and next generation of EMM in CATRADER™, enables companies to analyze global reinsurance treaties beyond the scope covered by AIR’s traditional suite of models and offers clients the flexibility to modify modeled losses and perform advanced sensitivity testing, all within the same reinsurance platform they are using today.
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Typhoon Vera's 60th Anniversary: Why Japan Re-evaluated Disaster Prevention

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September 17, 2019

September 2019 marks the 60th anniversary of Typhoon Vera, the most destructive typhoon ever to strike Japan. A significant portion of the damage was the result of storm surge and in the years following Vera's landfall, Japan responded by fortifying the entire country against future storm surge events with a comprehensive levee system. In this article, we take a look back at Typhoon Vera and what Vera’s impact would be if it were to recur with today’s defenses and without them.
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Putting Jebi's Insured Losses in Context: A Look Back at Historic Japan Typhoons

Articles | AIR Currents Article
September 17, 2019

For the Japanese insurance industry, 2018 was the costliest year for natural disasters since 2011 when the M9.0 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami struck. Jebi is responsible for most of the insured losses from the five major events to impact Japan in 2018
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Managing Storm Surge Risk in Great Britain: A Look Back at the North Sea Flood of 1953 and Xaver in 2013

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August 05, 2019

The North Sea Flood of 1953, a powerful storm with waves that crashed over coastal defenses in the UK and Netherlands, claimed 2,500 lives in the storm surge.
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Managing Central European Flood Risk: A Look Back at the 2010 Poland Flood

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July 23, 2019

With the AIR Inland Flood Model for Central Europe update now covering Poland, we take a closer look at the costly 2010 Poland flood.
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