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The lessons from “last year’s” catastrophes

9 Nov 2018, RMS

Catastrophe modeling remains a work in progress and each new disaster offers lessons that are implemented into new models. Notable hurricanes have offered pivotal insights about flood defences, poor quality construction, and hurricane tracks, among other lessons, while other disasters have also inspired researchers to test their models and seek new risk zones.



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