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Friday, May 24, 2013

Oklahoma Tornado Smashed 1,200 Homes: US Officials

Oklahoma tornadoMonday's tornado in this Oklahoma City suburb damaged or destroyed 1,200 homes and affected 33,000 people, officials said Thursday.

Updating figures from one of the worst US tornados in recent years, they said the death toll from the powerful twister -- which struck with little noti...

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NOAA Predicts Active 2013 Atlantic Hurricane Season

NOAA seasonal hurricane outlookIn its 2013 Atlantic hurricane season outlook issued today, NOAA's Climate Prediction Center is forecasting an active or extremely active season this year.

For the six-month hurricane season, which begins June 1, NOAA's Atl...

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Insured Property Losses from May Tornadoes Estimated at $2-$5 Billion: EQECAT

EQECAT TORNADO INSURED LOSS ESTIMATESA very strong storm system moving across the central United States has produced deadly tornado touchdowns and significant property losses. The National Weather Service reported 16 tornado touchdowns on Saturday 18 May, 29 touchdowns on the 19 May and 31 on 20 May. Two tornado touchdowns s...

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Just Over Half of Employers Using Social Media Tools for Internal Communication, Towers Watson Survey Finds

Social Media communicationDespite the explosion of social media in the personal lives of many people, a new survey by global professional services company Towers Watson shows that just over half of employers are using social media tools to ...

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Florida Homeowners Writers See Stockpiled Surplus, More Reinsurance Capital Ahead of Hurricane Season

Florida insurance surplusAfter seven years without a landfall, Florida homeowners insurers are entering into the upcoming hurricane season with some stockpiled surplus, an insurer of last resort shedding policies into th...

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Top Companies Exhibiting at 2013 Virtual Insurance Marketplace: May 29-30

Virtual Insurance MarketplaceSeveral well-known insurers and vendors, including Arrowhead General, Calvary Insurance Services, Monarch E&S, Neilson Marketing Services, and StateFund First, among others, are exhibiting at next week's Virtual Insurance M...

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Willis North America Launches Private Insurance Exchange Aimed at Reducing Health Insurance Costs

Willis Private Health insurance exchangeWillis North America, a unit of Willis Group Holdings, the global risk advisor, insurance and reinsurance broker, announced today its launch of The Willis Advantage, a private insurance exchange.

The Willis Advantage helps organizations design and implement client-centric private ...

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Marsh to Acquire Peru-Based Rehder y Asociados Group

Marsh acquisitionMarsh, a global leader in insurance broking and risk management, today announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire the Rehder y Asociados Group, the leading insurance advisor in Peru. This business includes the insurance broker Rehder y Asociados and employee health and benefits specialist ...

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