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Munich Re: Worldwide distribution of insured losses in 2009

Original title: Natural catastrophes 2009 Insured losses US$ 22bn - Percentage distribution per continent

This map shows the worldwide distribution of insured losses that occurred in 2008, according to Munich Re, NatCatSERVICE.

With more than 25,000 entries, NatCatSERVICE is one of the world’s leading databases for natural catastrophes. Every year between 800 and 1,000 loss events are recorded and analysed. In view of the information collated, the extent and intensity of individual natural hazard events in various parts of the world can be documented and used to analyse regional and global hazards as well as trends.

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  • Themes:Economics of DRR, Insurance & Risk Transfer
  • Countries/Regions:Africa, Americas, Asia, Europe, Oceania

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/12218

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