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Staying Ahead of the Game

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Feb 01, 2017 | Allianz Re

An Interview with Asia Insurance Review

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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