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Flood insurance: Waves of problems

8 Mar 2014, Economist

New proposals to reform subsidized flood insurance do too little to reduce risk, according to a report. 'Neither are the new schemes’ pooling mechanisms likely to favour those in the most need of help' Erwann Michel-Kerjan of the Wharton School of Business told the Economist...


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    Ministère de l'Écologie, du Développement durable et de l'Énergie (MEDDE)
  • Website:http://www.developpement-durable.gouv.fr
  • Contact:Chef du bureau information pr�ntive, coordination et prospective MEEDDAT / DGPR / SRNH / bipcp
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Top 5 Natural Disaster reported
Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Storm 1999 3,400,011
Storm 2010 500,079
Storm 1999 100,020
Flood 2003 27,000
Extreme temp. 1997 10,000
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
Data version: v11.08   *: Including tsunami
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