Tag Archives: natural disasters

Facts for Features: Hurricane Katrina 10th Anniversary: Aug. 29, 2015

Facts for Features: Hurricane Katrina 10th Anniversary: Aug. 29, 2015 Source: U.S. Census Bureau Hurricane Katrina is the costliest U.S. hurricane on record, and the deadliest to strike our nation since 1928. After initially making U.S. landfall on Aug. 25, 2005, in South Florida as a Category 1, it moved into the Gulf of Mexico, […]

Catastrophe losses hit USD46 billion but represent a 58% drop in the first half average: Impact Forecasting report

Catastrophe losses hit USD46 billion but represent a 58% drop in the first half average: Impact Forecasting report Source: Aon Benfield Impact Forecasting, Aon Benfield’s catastrophe model development team, today launches the latest edition of its Global Catastrophe Recap: First Half of 2015 report, which evaluates the impact of the natural disaster events that occurred […]

Facts for Features: 2015 Hurricane Season Begins

Facts for Features: 2015 Hurricane Season Begins Source: U.S. Census Bureau The North Atlantic hurricane season began on June 1 and lasts through Nov. 30. The U.S. Census Bureau produces timely local statistics that are critical to emergency planning, preparedness and recovery efforts. The growth in population of coastal areas illustrates the importance of emergency […]