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Blue Marble and Nespresso launch parametric climate insurance coverage pilot for smallholder espresso farmers in Columbia

Blue Marble Microinsurance and Nespresso are have developed  a pilot program to carry climate index insurance coverage to espresso farmers in Columbia, in response to a latest Artemis weblog. Espresso crops are uncovered to nice threat from climate circumstances and farmers in creating international locations usually lack insurance coverage choices. This system gives protection for… Read More »

Hurricane Dos and Don’ts

When you dwell within the projected path of Hurricane Florence, you have to be prepping your house and finalizing your emergency and evacuation plans.   Heavy rain and wind storm at a seashore entrance apartment property.Right here are some Dos and Don’ts to contemplate for prepping and driving out the storm.   Don’t:  Don’t go exterior in the course of the storm. This can be a no-brainer.… Read More »

The Ellicott City Flood: Rebuilding Begins with Resilience

By Sean Kevelighan, CEO, Insurance Information Institute On May 27, for the second time in three years, Ellicott City, Maryland was ravaged by what meteorologists term a “1,000-year flood”—this while some businesses were still celebrating the one-year anniversary of their reopening after the August 2016 catastrophe. As affected households and businesses assess the damage and… Read More »

River flooding in Southern and Central U.S.

A deadly storm system pummeled the southern and central U.S. this weekend leaving many areas flooded. The weather system extended from the Canadian Maritime provinces to Texas, and brought gale force winds and widespread flooding from the northern Midwest through Appalachia. Flooding will continue to be a threat this week, the Weather Channel reports, as… Read More »