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Global Catastrophe Recap - November 2017
Dec 07, 2017, Impact Forecasting
Impact Forecasting, the catastrophe modeling development center of Aon Benfield, evaluates the impact of the natural disaster events that occurred wor ... more
Global Catastrophe Recap - October 2017
Nov 09, 2017, Impact Forecasting
Impact Forecasting, the catastrophe modeling development center of Aon Benfield, evaluates the impact of the natural disaster events that occurred wor ... more
September 2017 Global Catastrophe Recap
Oct 05, 2017, Impact Forecasting
Impact Forecasting, the catastrophe modeling development center of Aon Benfield, evaluates the impact of the natural disaster events that occurred wor ... more
August 2017 Global Catastrophe Recap
Sep 06, 2017, Impact Forecasting
Impact Forecasting, the catastrophe modeling development center of Aon Benfield, evaluates the impact of the natural disaster events that occurred wor ... more
July 2017 Global Catastrophe Recap
Aug 08, 2017, Impact Forecasting
Impact Forecasting, the catastrophe modeling development center of Aon Benfield, evaluates the impact of the natural disaster events that occurred wor ... more
Global Catastrophe Recap: First Half of 2017
Jul 19, 2017, Impact Forecasting
Impact Forecasting today launches its Global Catastrophe Recap: First Half of 2017 report, which evaluates the impact of the natural disaster events t ... more
June 2017 Global Catastrophe Recap
Jul 06, 2017, Impact Forecasting
Impact Forecasting, the catastrophe modeling development center of Aon Benfield, evaluates the impact of the natural disaster events that occurred wor ... more
May 2017 Global Catastrophe Recap
Jun 08, 2017, Impact Forecasting
Impact Forecasting, the catastrophe modeling development center of Aon Benfield, evaluates the impact of the natural disaster events that occurred wor ... more
April 2017 Global Catastrophe Recap
May 09, 2017, Impact Forecasting
Impact Forecasting, the catastrophe modeling development center of Aon Benfield, evaluates the impact of the natural disaster events that occurred wor ... more
Hurricane Matthew Event Recap Report
Apr 24, 2017, Impact Forecasting
Hurricane Matthew was the most intense October hurricane in the Atlantic on record and made three official landfalls across the Caribbean and in the U ... more
March 2017 Global Catastrophe Recap
Apr 07, 2017, Impact Forecasting
Impact Forecasting, the catastrophe modeling development center of Aon Benfield, evaluates the impact of the natural disaster events that occurred wor ... more
February 2017 Global Catastrophe Recap
Mar 08, 2017, Impact Forecasting
Impact Forecasting, the catastrophe modeling development center of Aon Benfield, evaluates the impact of the natural disaster events that occurred wor ... more
January 2017 Global Catastrophe Recap
Feb 08, 2017, Impact Forecasting
Impact Forecasting, the catastrophe modeling development center of Aon Benfield, evaluates the impact of the natural disaster events that occurred wor ... more
2016 Annual Global Climate and Catastrophe Report
Jan 17, 2017, Impact Forecasting
In its annual report, Impact Forecasting – Aon’s catastrophe modeling development center – evaluates the impact of more than 300 natural disasters fro ... more
December 2016 Global Monthly Recap
Jan 16, 2017, Impact Forecasting
Impact Forecasting, the catastrophe modeling development center of Aon Benfield, evaluates the impact of the natural disaster events that occurred wor ... more
November 2016 Global Catastrophe Recap
Dec 07, 2016, Impact Forecasting
Billion-dollar economic cost from New Zealand earthquake as insurance claims breach 15,000, according to Aon's catastrophe report. Impact Forecast ... more
October 2016 Global Catastrophe Recap
Nov 09, 2016, Impact Forecasting
Hurricane Matthew causes up to $15 billion impact to US and Caribbean economies in October, according to Aon catastrophe report. Impact Forecasting, t ... more
September 2016 Global Catastrophe Recap
Oct 06, 2016, Impact Forecasting
September tropical cyclones cost the global economy more than $4 billion, according to Aon's catastrophe report. Impact Forecasting, the catastrop ... more
August 2016 Global Catastrophe Recap
Sep 08, 2016, Impact Forecasting
Louisiana Floods are going to cost US economy more than USD10 billion, according to Aon's catastrophe study. Impact Forecasting, the catastrophe m ... more
July 2016 Global Catastrophe Recap
Aug 04, 2016, Impact Forecasting
The worst flooding since 1998 leaves USD33 billion economic toll in China; according to Aon's catastrophe study. Impact Forecasting, the catastrop ... more
Global Catastrophe Recap: First Half of 2016
Jul 20, 2016, Impact Forecasting
The report reveals that for the first half of 2016 preliminary global economic losses reached USD98 billion and global insured losses USD30 billion – ... more
June 2016 Global Catastrophe Recap
Jul 06, 2016, Impact Forecasting
The economic cost of global flood events is expected to top USD5 billion in June, according to Aon's catastrophe report. Impact  Forecasting, ... more
May 2016 Global Catastrophe Recap
Jun 08, 2016, Impact Forecasting
Global disasters lead to at least  USD 7 billion in claims as insurers aid the recovery process following the May wildfires, floods, and storms; ... more
April 2016 Global Catastrophe Recap
May 05, 2016, Impact Forecasting
Global economy suffers worst April severe weather losses for five years, according to Aon's catastrophe study. Impact Forecasting, the catastrophe ... more
March 2016 Global Catastrophe Recap
Apr 06, 2016, Impact Forecasting
Spate of storms and flooding resulted in USD3.5 billion loss to the U.S. economy, according to Aon's catastrophe study. Impact Forecasting, the ca ... more
February 2016 Global Catastrophe Recap
Mar 08, 2016, Impact Forecasting
Severe U.S. storms lead to greatest number of February tornadoes since 2008, according to Aon's catastrophe study. Impact Forecasting, the catastr ... more
January 2016 Global Catatstrophe Recap
Feb 09, 2016, Impact Forecasting
January winter weather caused USD4 billion in losses to the global economy, according to Aon's catastrophe study. Impact Forecasting, the catastro ... more
2015 Annual Global Climate and Catastrophe Report
Jan 13, 2016, Impact Forecasting
This report evaluates the impact of the natural disaster events that occurred worldwide during 2015. It reveals that the global economy faced USD123bn ... more
December 2015 Global Catastrophe Recap
Jan 06, 2016, Impact Forecasting
This report reveals that significant storm events in the US and UK contributed to the USD4 billion December insurance bill. Impact Forecasting, the ca ... more
November 2015 Global Catastrophe Recap
Dec 07, 2015, Impact Forecasting
The Indian economy suffers USD 3 billion in loss from persistent floods amid low insurance penetration, according to Aon catastrophe report. Impact Fo ... more
October 2015 Global Catastrophe Recap
Nov 05, 2015, Impact Forecasting
Global catastrophe losses in October are expected to top USD 10 billion making October one of the costliest months of 2015, according to Aon catastrop ... more
September 2015 Global Catastrophe Recap
Oct 07, 2015, Impact Forecasting
California wildfire claims breach USD 1 billion as the peak season begins, according to Aon catastrophe report. Impact Forecasting, the catastrophe mo ... more
2015 Nepal Earthquake Event Recap Report
Sep 10, 2015, Impact Forecasting
Impact Forecasting sent a team of seismological and engineering experts to survey the damage in Nepal following the major magnitude-7.8 earthquake on ... more
August 2015 Global Catastrophe Recap
Sep 03, 2015, Impact Forecasting
Global drought losses are expected to surpass $8 billion as El Niño intensifies, according to Aon catastrophe report. Impact Forecasting, the catastro ... more
July 2015 Global Catastrophe Recap
Aug 06, 2015, Impact Forecasting
Typhoon Chan-hom causes $1.5bn economic loss in China, according to Aon catastrophe report. Impact Forecasting, the catastrophe modeling development c ... more
Global Catastrophe Recap: First Half of 2015
Jul 21, 2015, Impact Forecasting
Global natural disaster losses during the first half of 2015 from both an economic and insured loss perspective were each below their recent 10-year ( ... more
June 2015 Global Catastrophe Recap
Jul 08, 2015, Impact Forecasting
China monsoon losses approached $4bn in June, according to Aon catastrophe report. Impact Forecasting, the catastrophe modeling development center of ... more
April 2015 Global Catastrophe Recap
May 07, 2015, Impact Forecasting
Preliminary economic impact of Nepal earthquake may reach USD5 billion, according to Aon Benfield catastrophe study. Impact Forecasting, the catastrop ... more
March 2015 Global Catastrophe Recap
Apr 08, 2015, Impact Forecasting
March windstorms cause billion-dollar damage across Europe, according to Aon Benfield catastrophe study. Impact Forecasting, the catastrophe modeling ... more
February 2015 Global Catastrophe Recap
Mar 06, 2015, Impact Forecasting
Insurers face $1 billion payout following February U.S. winter weather losses, according to Aon Benfield catastrophe study. Impact Forecasting, the ca ... more
January 2015 Global Catastrophe Recap
Feb 05, 2015, Impact Forecasting
Winter storms buffet western economies in January, according to Impact Forecasting disaster study. Impact Forecasting, the catastrophe modeling develo ... more
2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami: 10 Years On
Jan 27, 2015, Impact Forecasting
Impact Forecasting’s launches it’s 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami: 10 Years On report that delves into the science behind tsunamis and explains how this in ... more
2014 Annual Global Climate and Catastrophe Report
Jan 13, 2015, Impact Forecasting
The report evaluates the impact of the natural disaster events that occurred worldwide during 2014. The report reveals that 258 separate global natura ... more
December 2014 Global Catastrophe Recap
Jan 12, 2015, Impact Forecasting
Severe monsoon floods affect Sri Lanka, Thailand, Malaysia, and Indonesia, according to Impact Forecasting catastrophe report. Impact Forecasting, the ... more
November 2014 Global Catastrophe Recap
Dec 03, 2014, Impact Forecasting
Polar vortex highlights early November start to the U.S. winter season, according to Impact Forecasting catastrophe report. Impact Forecasting, the ca ... more
October 2014 Global Catastrophe Recap
Nov 04, 2014, Impact Forecasting
Cyclone Hudhud wreaks USD11 billion of destruction across multiple Indian states, according to Impact Forecasting catastrophe report. Impact Forecasti ... more
September 2014 Global Catastrophe Recap
Oct 08, 2014, Impact Forecasting
Pakistan endures fifth year of billion-dollar flood events following September deluge, according to Impact Forecasting disaster study. Impact Forecast ... more
August 2014 Global Catastrophe Recap
Sep 05, 2014, Impact Forecasting
USD2 billion+ from San Francisco earthquake reveals just 1 in 20 residents had EQ insurance in epicentral region, according to Impact Forecasting disa ... more
July 2014 Global Catastrophe Recap
Aug 05, 2014, Impact Forecasting
Rammasun becomes costliest weather event of 2014 after causing $6.5bn Asia loss, according to Impact Forecasting catastrophe report. Impact Forecastin ... more
1H 2014 Global Catastrophe Recap
Jul 23, 2014, Impact Forecasting
The data show that economic losses from global natural disasters during the six-month period ending June 30, 2014 totaled USD54bn (2013: USD95bn) – ar ... more
June 2014 Global Catastrophe Recap
Jul 03, 2014, Impact Forecasting
June severe thunderstorms cause nearly $3bn economic loss in Europe, according to Impact Forecasting catastrophe report. Impact Forecasting, the catas ... more
May 2014 Global Catastrophe Recap
Jun 05, 2014, Impact Forecasting
Insurers thrown billion dollar curveball amid subdued U.S. tornado season, according to Impact Forecasting catastrophe report. Impact Forecasting, the ... more
April 2014 Global Catastrophe Recap
May 07, 2014, Impact Forecasting
The report reveals that a multi-day outbreak of severe weather and flash flooding in the U.S. will likely be the first billion-dollar economic loss ev ... more
March 2014 Global Catastrophe Recap
Apr 07, 2014, Impact Forecasting
Global economy endures nearly $20bn in losses from Q1 natural hazards and insurers face $7bn payout, according to Impact Forecasting catastrophe repor ... more
February 2014 Global Catastrophe Recap
Mar 06, 2014, Impact Forecasting
The report reveals that regions of Japan experienced record snowfall during the month, which killed 37 people and injured more than 2,750 others, most ... more
January 2014 Global Catastrophe Recap
Feb 06, 2014, Impact Forecasting
Winter weather in the United States drives insured losses in excess of USD1.5 billion, according to Impact Forecasting's Global Catastrophe Recap. ... more
Annual Global Climate and Catastrophe Report
Jan 13, 2014, Impact Forecasting
The report evaluates the impact of the natural disaster events that occurred worldwide during 2013. It reveals that 296 separate events produced total ... more
Dec 2013 Global Catastrophe Recap
Jan 07, 2014, Impact Forecasting
The monthly report reviews the natural disaster perils that occurred worldwide during December 2013. The report reveals that Europe was impacted by a ... more
Nov 2013 Global Catastrophe Recap
Dec 05, 2013, Impact Forecasting
The report reveals that Super Typhoon Haiyan made landfall in the central Philippines as one of the strongest tropical cyclones ever recorded, killing ... more
October 2013 Global Catastrophe Recap
Nov 07, 2013, Impact Forecasting
The latest edition of the monthly Global Catastrophe Recap report reviews the natural disaster perils that occurred worldwide during October 2013. The ... more
Sept 2013 Global Catastrophe Recap
Oct 08, 2013, Impact Forecasting
The monthly report reviews the natural disaster perils that occurred worldwide during September 2013. The report reveals that the $15 billion in Septe ... more
August 2013 Global Catastrophe Recap
Sep 05, 2013, Impact Forecasting
The monthly report reviews the natural disaster perils that occurred worldwide during August 2013. The report reveals that billion-dollar flood losses ... more
July 2013 Global Catastrophe Recap
Aug 07, 2013, Impact Forecasting
The monthly report reviews the natural disaster perils that occurred worldwide during July 2013. The report reveals that strong thunderstorms brought ... more
1H 2013 Global Natural Disaster Analysis
Jul 24, 2013, Impact Forecasting
This report outlines Impact Forecasting's mid-year natural disaster analysis, which aggregates the key global natural disaster perils data for the ... more
June 2013 Global Catastrophe Recap
Jul 10, 2013, Impact Forecasting
The monthly report reviews the natural disaster perils that occurred worldwide during June 2013. The report reveals that The report reveals that major ... more
May 2013 Global Catastrophe Recap
Jun 05, 2013, Impact Forecasting - eBook
The monthly report reviews the natural disaster perils that occurred worldwide during May 2013. The report reveals that regions of the United States w ... more
Hurricane Sandy Event Recap Report
May 14, 2013, Impact Forecasting
Impact Forecasting, the catastrophe model development center of excellence at Aon Benfield, today releases its Hurricane Sandy Event Recap Report that ... more
April 2013 Global Catastrophe Recap
May 08, 2013, Impact Forecasting
The monthly report reviews the natural disaster perils that occurred worldwide during April 2013. The report reveals that a magnitude-6.6 earthquake s ... more
March 2013 Global Catastrophe Recap - Impact Forecasting
Apr 04, 2013, Impact Forecasting
The monthly report reviews the natural disaster perils that occurred worldwide during March 2013.The report reveals that late-season winter weather af ... more
February 2013 Global Catastrophe Recap - Impact Forecasting
Mar 06, 2013, Impact Forecasting
The monthly report reviews the natural disaster perils that occurred worldwide during February 2013. The report reveals that at least four separate wi ... more
January 2013 Global Catastrophe Recap - Impact Forecasting
Feb 07, 2013, Impact Forecasting
The monthly report reviews the natural disaster perils that occurred worldwide during January 2013. It reveals that torrential monsoonal rains prompte ... more
Annual Global Climate and Catastrophe Report: 2012
Jan 24, 2013, Impact Forecasting
Impact Forecasting, the catastrophe model development center of excellence at Aon Benfield, today releases its Annual Global Climate and Catastrophe R ... more
December 2013 Global Catastrophe Recap - Impact Forecasting
Jan 07, 2013, Impact Forecasting
The report reviews the natural disaster perils that occurred worldwide during December and reveals that Super Typhoon Bopha killed 1,901 people and in ... more
November 2012 Global Catastrophe Recap - Impact Forecasting
Dec 06, 2012, Impact Forecasting

The report reveals that the United Kingdom was subject to a period of torrential rain during the month, which killed at least four people and dam ... more
October 2012 Global Catastrophe Recap - Impact Forecasting
Nov 08, 2012, Impact Forecasting
The report reviews the natural disaster perils that occurred worldwide during October and reveals that Hurricane Sandy will become one of the costlies ... more
September 2012 Global Catastrophe Recap - Impact Forecasting
Oct 04, 2012, Impact Forecasting
The report reviews the natural disaster perils that occurred worldwide during September and reveals that seasonal monsoonal rains caused significant f ... more
August 2012 Global Catastrophe Recap - Impact Forecasting
Sep 05, 2012, Impact Forecasting
The report reviews the natural disaster perils that occurred worldwide during August. ... more
July 2012 Global Catastrophe Recap - Impact Forecasting
Aug 07, 2012, Impact Forecasting
The report reveals that flooding caused more than USD8.3 billion in economic losses across China during July, while the worst drought in decades worse ... more
June 2012 Global Catastrophe Recap - Impact Forecasting
Jul 09, 2012, Impact Forecasting
The report reveals that several natural disaster events occurred across the United States during the month, the most costly being a severe weather eve ... more
May 2012 Global Catastrophe Recap - Impact Forecasting
Jun 06, 2012, Impact Forecasting
The report reveals that two earthquakes and subsequent aftershocks struck northern Italy within a nine-day period, killing 25 people, injuring more th ... more
April 2012 Global Catastrophe Recap - Impact Forecasting
May 02, 2012, Impact Forecasting
The report reveals that a series of severe weather events across central and southern sections of the United States caused upwards of USD1 billion in ... more
March 2012 Global Catastrophe Recap - Impact Forecasting
Apr 04, 2012, Impact Forecasting
The March 2012 Global Catastrophe Recap report reveals that a significant severe weather outbreak impacted parts of the U.S. Midwest, the Tennessee Va ... more
2011 Thailand Floods Event Recap Report
Mar 14, 2012, Impact Forecasting
Impact Forecasting, the firm’s catastrophe modeling center of excellence, today releases its event recap report on last year’s significant flooding in ... more
February 2012 Global Catastrophe Recap - Impact Forecasting
Mar 06, 2012, Impact Forecasting
The February 2012 Global Catastrophe Recap report reveals that a powerful storm system resulted in a severe weather outbreak across parts of the centr ... more
January 2012 Monthly Cat Recap - Impact Forecasting
Feb 06, 2012, Impact Forecasting
The report reveals that while there was no single major loss event throughout the month, a series of relatively small aggregated losses impacted insur ... more
Annual Global Climate and Catastrophe Report - 2011
Jan 10, 2012, Impact Forecasting
The report reveals that the 12-month period was one of the most active on record for natural catastrophes, with 253 separate events that generated a r ... more
November 2011 Monthly Cat Recap - Impact Forecasting
Dec 06, 2011, Impact Forecasting
The report reveals that the worst flooding in decades continued across parts of Thailand for a fourth month as the death toll reached at least 657. ... more
October Monthly Cat Recap - Impact Forecasting
Nov 03, 2011, Impact Forecasting
The report reveals that flooding continued to inundate much of Thailand for a third full month, as record levels of floodwater entered sections of the ... more
September 2011 Monthly Cat Recap - Impact Forecasting
Oct 04, 2011, Impact Forecasting
The report reveals that seasonal monsoonal rains triggered
significant flooding and landslide events throughout parts of Asia during the month, w ... more
August 2011 Monthly Cat Recap - Impact Forecasting
Sep 08, 2011, Impact Forecasting
The report reveals that insured losses solely in the United States from Hurricane Irene are expected to range between USD1.6-6.6 billion. ... more
Tohoku Earthquake & Tsunami Event Recap Report
Aug 30, 2011, Impact Forecasting
A mega-earthquake and tsunami struck the northeastern coast of Japan on March 11, 2011, killing and injuring thousands of people and causing extensive ... more
Lyttelton Earthquake, New Zealand: Event Recap Report
Aug 30, 2011, Impact Forecasting
The Lyttelton Earthquake impacted Christchurch less than six months after the Darfield Earthquake. This earthquake caused extensive loss of life, and ... more
Darfield Earthquake, New Zealand: Event Recap Report
Aug 30, 2011, Impact Forecasting
A magnitude-7.1 earthquake struck the Canterbury region of New Zealand in the early hours of the 4th September 2010. This event caused extensive shaki ... more
July 2011 Monthly Cat Recap
Aug 04, 2011, Impact Forecasting
The report reveals that the month was characterized by an increase in global tropic cyclone activity as the calendar turns to the Atlantic Hurricane S ... more
Tropical Cyclone Yasi causes USD1.3 billion in insured losses
Mar 15, 2011, Impact Forecasting
Tropical Cyclone Yasi developed in the South Pacific Ocean in late January, and made landfall in Queensland, Australia just after midnight early on Fe ... more
Historic flooding inundates parts of Queensland, Australia
Feb 15, 2011, Impact Forecasting
Significant flooding was prevalent throughout Queensland, Australia in what government officials were quoted as suggesting are the worst floods in the ... more
Annual Global Climate and Catastrophe Report - Impact Forecasting 2010
Dec 16, 2010, Impact Forecasting
The report reviews the natural disaster perils that occurred worldwide during 2010 and highlights that global natural catastrophic activity was far hi ... more
Event Recap Report: February 27, 2010 - Chile Earthquake
Mar 16, 2010, Impact Forecasting
A powerful magnitude-8.8 earthquake struck Chile on the morning of February 27th, 2010, killing at least 550 people, injuring thousands more and causi ... more
Annual Global Climate and Catastrophe Report: Impact Forecasting - 2009
Dec 30, 2009, Impact Forecasting
Insights include a recap of 2009's top natural catastrophe events, a monthly tabular look at 2009's events, as well as climate review and fore ... more
Annual Global Climate and Catastrophe Report: 2008
Jan 28, 2009, Impact Forecasting
This paper provides a detailed overview of catastrophes in 2008. The May earthquake in China and September's Hurricane Ike received the most media ... more
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