Articles - Sigma 02/2012: Natural catastrophes & man-made disasters


In its sigma on natural catastrophes and man-made disasters in 2011, Swiss Re unveils record economic losses of over USD 370 billion and the second-highest insured losses, ever, at USD 116 billion. The sigma authors discuss the Japan earthquake, the New Zealand earthquake, and the Thailand flooding, and other catastrophic events in 2011 and their impact on society and on the insurance industry.

 

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