An Australian government commissioned report on Tuesday rejected drought insurance for farmers as uneconomical, dashing landowner hopes of a change in government policy which could help boost outpu

Agricultural index insurance offers the promise of an affordable and sustainable insurance product for farmers that can help reduce their vulnerability to aggregate agricultural shocks such as large-scale drought or flooding. However, index insurance provides claim payments based on a trigger that is only imperfectly correlated with losses.

The death toll from natural disasters such as earthquakes, storms and forest fires dropped sharply worldwide in the first six months of 2016 but the bill has risen, the world's largest reinsurance

Motor third party policies may soon be available at pollution check centres and other agencies following insurance regulator IRDAI approval to the proposal of relaxing norms.

When powerful earthquakes rocked New Zealand and Haiti in 2010, each measuring 7.0 magnitude, very different dramas unfolded: New Zealand, though hit hard, was able to start recovering relatively q

CALGARY — A new report says Canada is the only G7 nation that leaves unprepared homeowners on the hook financially for losses from severe flooding.

This paper is aimed at members of the Bangladeshi private sector, developed based on consultation with in-country stakeholders. It outlines the case for action on climate change by the private sector, specifically, what opportunities are available for businesses to harness as a result of climate change?

This report looks at the risk that is often unrecognised and under-explained to people who own or are buying or building property along Australia's coasts (flooding, storm surge, coastal inundation, erosion etc.) and in bushfire zones.

The people on the frontlines of the climate crisis are the world’s poorest and most vulnerable communities. Insurance can play an important role in protecting families from falling into poverty after extreme weather shocks, promoting more secure livelihoods, and transforming society's response towards more proactive management of climate risks.

KATHMANDU, April 27 (Xinhua) -- Despite massive damages caused to individual houses by last year's earthquake in Nepal, there has not been significant rise in insurance coverage of such properties