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Insurers under pressure to do more after the summer they will never forget

16 Sep 2017, Telegraph Media Group Ltd

Annual flood damage costs in the UK are expected to rise from £1.1bn today to £27bn by 2080. The insurance industry is adapting to the increasing number of extreme weather events by offering premium discounts to encourage more resilient choices among house builders. Still, the response needs to be bolder and faster, experts argue.


    National Platform
  • National Platform Focal Point:
    Cabinet Office
  • Website: http://www.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/
  • Contact:Deputy Director - International Resilience
  • Phone:+44 727 667 99 +44 793 195 9235


  • Hyogo Framework for Action
  • HFA Focal Point:
    Cabinet Office
  • Website: http://www.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/
  • Contact:Deputy Director - International Resilience
  • Phone:+44 727 667 99 +44 793 195 9235
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