Insured catastrophe losses at $19bn in H1 2019; Swiss Re highlights protection gap in emerging countries

15-08-2019

Insured catastrophe losses at $19bn in H1 2019; Swiss Re highlights protection gap in emerging countries

Insured losses from global catastrophe events were estimated at $19 billion in the first half of 2019, mainly driven by secondary perils such as thunderstorms and flooding events, according to the new Swiss Re sigma report.


Swiss Re, Catastrophe, Insured losses, Secondary perils, Protection gap, Insurance, Reinsurance, Martin Bertogg, Global

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