Natural Catastrophe Insurance in the United States: Market Assessments and Issues

$140.00

Angelina Lawrence

Series: Natural Disaster Research, Prediction and Mitigation
BISAC: LAW049000

This book reviews the current state of the U.S. market for natural disaster insurance and offers a high level overview of natural catastrophes, insurance, and mitigation. In particular, the book provides an overview of the insurance-related implications of natural catastrophes, including a discussion of insurance products that protect homeowners and communities. Specific insurance products covering damages caused by natural catastrophes are also discussed in the context of state-operated insurance programs, flood and earthquake insurance, and public efforts in support of mitigation.
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Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Preface
pp. vii

Chapter 1
Report Providing an Assessment of the Current State of the Market for Natural Catastrophe Insurance in the United States
(Federal Insurance Office)
pp. 1-82

Chapter 2
Lloyd’s Comment on the Study and Report to Congress on Natural Catastrophes and Insurance
(Sean McGovern)
pp. 83-90

Chapter 3
American Academy of Actuaries Comment on the Study and Report to Congress on Natural Catastrophes and Insurance
(Lauren Pachman)
pp. 91-108

Chapter 4
Financing Natural Catastrophe Exposure: Issues and Options for Improving Risk Transfer Markets
(Rawle O. King)
pp. 109-148

Index
pp. 149-157

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