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Our Role is to Provide Resilience for Society

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Nov 07, 2016 | “If our role is to provide resilience for society, as I believe it is, then we have not only an opportunity but also a responsibility to do so", says Amer Ahmed, CEO of Allianz Re More

Amer Ahmed on Asia's Rapid Growth is Changing the Risk Landscape

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Oct 12, 2016 | Allianz Re

An Interview with AM Best TV Interview at the EAIC 2016

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Agriculture: Factors for sustainable schemes

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Sep 01, 2016 | Allianz Re

Peter Book, Head of Agriculture, Asia Pacific, breaks down the essential points of what sustainable agriculture insurance schemes are about.

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Nat CATs in Asia - The "Unpersuaded Unprotected"

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Jul 01, 2016 | Allianz Re

A special roundtable focus on The 'Unpersuaded Unprotected" - How can the industry do more for Nat CATs?

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Revving the yellow brick road to resilience

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Jun 01, 2016 | Allianz Re

A feature article on Asia Insurance Review (AIR), wih comments from Allianz Re Regional CEO Kenrick Law and Allianz Climate Solutions - Karsten Loeffler on issues facing the world today.

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Allianz Re agrees co-operation with Enstar in the United States

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Feb 17, 2016 | Allianz Re

Joint management of run-off claims will be established at Allianz Resolution Managemant US

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Mitigating Flood Risks in Asia

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Feb 01, 2016 | Allianz Re

In an article for Asia Insurance Review (AIR), Dr Markus Stowasser and Ms Katherine Wenigmann give an update on managing flood risks in Asia.

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Digital AGRO

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Dec 01, 2015 | Allianz Re

Agriculture Feature on Asia Insurance Review

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Reinsurance: Bracing for more volatility, higher returns

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Jul 01, 2015 | Allianz Re

An Interview with Asia Insurance Review

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Allianz Re implements remote sensing technology for Agri

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Jun 10, 2015 | Allianz Re

Allianz Re’s Digital Agriculture Project (DAP) has been completed, with Allianz Hungaria implementing remote sensing technology in agricultural insurance.

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Hail: increasing risk, better forecasting

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Oct 20, 2014 | Allianz Re

Whether it will be a refreshing summer rain, a menacing thunder storm or a full-blown hailstorm – even the weather experts can only make an educated guess at what that particular cloud in the sky really has in store.

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The Anatomy of a Windstorm

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Oct 20, 2014 | Allianz Re

In his second article for Asia Insurance Review (AIR), Allianz Re CEO Amer Ahmed discusses the Anatomy of Windstorms.

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Risk Financing a key Priority

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Oct 20, 2014 | Allianz Re

What more can the insurance insutry do for Nat Cats?

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Mitigating Flood Risks

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Oct 20, 2014 | Allianz Re

In an article for Asia Insurance Review (AIR), Allianz Re CEO Amer Ahmed talks about Mitigating Flood Risks.

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RBC Rules Set to Change Reinsurance Dynamics in Asia

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Oct 01, 2014 | Allianz Re

An Interview with Asia Insurance Review

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Windstorm – A Rising Threats

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Oct 01, 2014 | Allianz Re

A Natural Catastrophe Feature on Asia Insurance Review

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Asia on the Rise

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Sep 10, 2014 | Allianz Re

Asia is definitely on the rise, with growing urbanisation, increased infrastructured spending and expanding industrialisation.

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Storm brewing: Tropical Storm Isaac

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Aug 24, 2014 | Allianz Re

Isaac, a major tropical storm, is sweeping across the Caribbean on a north-westerly path.  It may be upgraded to a hurricane but even as a tropical storm, Isaac can cause serious damage.

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Liberalisation of the Japanese Insurance Market

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Mar 19, 2014 | Allianz Re

Allianz SE Reinsurance Branch Asia Pacific, Guest Editorial for Asia Insurance Review (March 2014) discuss on the situation of the Japanese insurance market.

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Are weather-related CATS becoming uninsurable?

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Dec 02, 2013 | Allianz Re

In his second article for Asia Insurance Review (AIR), Allianz Re CEO Amer Ahmed looks at measures the industry can take to ensure that coverage of these exposure remain available and affordable while remaining commercially viable.

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Sustainability for Success

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Dec 01, 2013 | Allianz Re

An Interview with Asia Insurance Review

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Access to all sources of protection: CEO Amer Ahmed on Cat Bonds

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May 28, 2013 | Allianz Re

A catastrophe bond, or “cat bond” is one of many instruments insurers use to manage their risks. Amer Ahmed, CEO of Allianz Re, explains.

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Nat Cat risk on the rise

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Nov 06, 2012 | Allianz Re

Dr. Markus Stowasser, meteorologist at Allianz Re, in an interview on claimes, climate change and what private housholds and companies can do in order to protect from weather risks.

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Allianz Re challenges the insurance cycle

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Nov 06, 2012 | Allianz Re

With renewal season well underway, Allianz Re keeps its focus on prudent risk assessment and disciplined underwriting. CEO Amer Ahmed looks back at 2011 and the challenges faced by reinsurers in an interview with trade magazine "Reactions".

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Storm Sandy has hit the American East Coast

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Oct 30, 2012 | Allianz Re

+++ Update Oct 30 +++ As forecast, hurricane Sandy, which had devastated parts of the Caribbean earlier, hit the American east coast on Monday evening.

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Northeastern US preparing for the storm

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Oct 29, 2012 | Allianz Re

Hurricane Sandy has the Eastern Seabord of the United States on alert. The public transport systems, including the New York City subway, have been shut down as a precaution, airports are minimizing operations, people are stocking up on groceries, schools are remaining closed and so is the New York Stock Exchange.

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US draught sparks food system debate

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Aug 23, 2012 | Allianz Re

As the drought across America sends food prices skywards for the third time in five years, extreme weather and market volatility are again battering the global food system. Crop insurances protect farmers. What measures can protect global food security?

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Floods like these could happen again

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Aug 09, 2012 | Allianz Re

In the late summer of 2002 Dresden was severely flooded, Prague’s old town and vast areas of countryside were under water. Ten years later, David Maréchal, senior hydrologist in the Allianz Re team for catastrophe research, speaks about what exactly happened back then in Germany, Austria and the Czech Republic, the role of climate change and the reasons rising exposure.

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Storms over Europe

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Jul 05, 2012 | Allianz Re

The summer storm season in Europe has begun.  On the weekend of June 30th, storms swept across Germany, leaving behind a path of destruction.  There were even some lives lost.  Dr Markus Adams, a natural catastrophe expert at Allianz Reinsurance, talks with allianz.com about the events, climate change and how to act during a storm.

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Precautions against tremors

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Jun 06, 2012 | Allianz Re

Taking earthquake precaution remains key to minimize damages when the earth starts shaking - even in areas that are not necessarily at extreme hazards. Allianz expert Sibylle Steimen takes a look at the risks related to earthquakes.

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Food security

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May 09, 2012 | Allianz Re

Allianz is active in many areas to secure the supply of food worldwide. Its commitments include innovative insurance solutions and early-warning technology in countries where agriculture is especially important.

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Tremors on a daily basis

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Apr 12, 2012 | Allianz Re

At 3:38 p.m. local time, an 8.6 magnitude earthquake occurred 400 km out of the coast of Sumatra. A second massive aftershock occurred a few hours later. A tsunami warning had been issued immediately but was cancelled a few hours later. Sibylle Steimen, seismologist and head of cat risk management at Allianz Re, shares some facts about the event.

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Recovering from the shock – and living with the risk

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Mar 08, 2012 | Allianz Re

It was one of the most devastating natural disasters of the last decade: the earthquake and following Tsunami in Tohoku, Japan, on March 11th 2011. With a magnitude of 9.0, this earthquake was the strongest ever recorded in Japan and one of the strongest recorded anywhere in the world. 

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Time to get up - the water's on its way

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Feb 22, 2012 | Allianz Re

The worst flooding in German post-war history took around 60,000 people by surprise exactly 50 years ago, hitting the entire North Sea coast in the middle of the night - because the dikes were unable to withstand the pressure, the massive of water generated by strong winter storm killed 347 people. 6,000 houses were either fully or partially destroyed and many thousands of people lost their worldly possessions.

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From Scarecrows to Satellites: Crop Insurance from Space

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Dec 06, 2011 | Allianz Re

Satellite imagery of farms will help prevent famines, fight climate change and revolutionize precision farming and agricultural insurance, says Thomas Heintz, agricultural scientist and Head of the Agricultural Division at Allianz R

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Turkey Quake: A Foreseeable Disaster?

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Oct 26, 2011 | Allianz Re

A 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck the Van region in southeast Turkey on October 23. Several hundred people died, thousands of buildings collapsed. Seismologist Dr. Sibylle Steimen from the Catastrophe Risk Management team at Allianz Re explains the causes and how better enforcement of building codes could save thousands of lives.

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