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Content tagged with Claims posted in August 2011
Irene Shows Why More People Should Consider Flood Insurance: Deloitte's Mills
Commentary  |  8/30/2011  | 
While much of the talk around Hurricane Irene focused on potential wind and storm surge damage to the five boroughs of New York City, rain from the storm flooded upstate rivers and streams causing heavy — and potentially uninsured — losses.
Insurers Address Irene's Claims and Business Continuity Challenges
News  |  8/29/2011  | 
Insurers across the nation used social media channels to reach out to policyholders, while carriers in Irene's path ramped up not only their claims responses but also their business continuity and disaster recovery plans.
'Tale of Two Counties' Shows Value of Preparation
Commentary  |  8/29/2011  | 
For me, Westchester County was a safe haven during Irene. Others weren't so lucky.
10 Steps to Minimize the Impact of a Disaster
Commentary  |  8/29/2011  | 
As the Northeast cleans up in the wake of Hurricane Irene, it's appropriate to review and implement some key business continuity best practices.
Map Tracks Irene With Innovative Combination of Official Data and Social Media Input
Commentary  |  8/26/2011  | 
ESRI's Hurricanes & Cyclones map illustrates both now standard tracking features and also the kind of private interaction undertaken to preserve lives and property and mitigate insured losses.
Va. Earthquake Spurs Discussion Over Insurance
Commentary  |  8/24/2011  | 
After a relatively minor temblor spooked residents of the densely populated Boston-Washington corridor, consumers may begin to take this risk seriously.
Despite Preparation, It's Hard to Avoid Hurricane Losses
Commentary  |  8/23/2011  | 
In a post-Katrina world, hurricane losses aren't defined by how unprepared we are, but rather through the lottery of storms' paths.
In Which U.S. State are 5 of the Top 10 Tornado Risk Metro Areas?
Commentary  |  8/16/2011  | 
The ability to predict where tornadoes are more likely to strike becomes more attractive in a year that has seen over 1200 of the funnel clouds and over $1.1 billion in property damage. What state do your underwriters think has more high-risk zones?

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