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June 08, 2020
CAT response services: Cristobal strikes with tropical storm strength

Cristobal struck with tropical storm strength on Sunday, causing heavy rain and storm surge along the Gulf Coast in Louisiana and parts of the western area of the Florida panhandle. Forecasters predict up to 12 inches of rain in some areas and warn t…

June 08, 2020
Newsletter
May 28, 2020
Kevin Williams
Head of subsidence Sedgwick UK
Subsidence Watch 2020 | Issue 1 | May 2020

Welcome to Subsidence Watch 2020. This year we are aiming to issue a monthly edition, to keep our clients fully briefed on developments as they evolve throughout the season. As we have seen over the past year, meteorological conditions are diff…

May 28, 2020 by Kevin Williams, Head of subsidence Sedgwick UK
Article
May 27, 2020
James Ong
CEO Asia
Claims’ community adapts as typhoon season ramps up

Sedgwick's James Ong, CEO of Asia, contributed to this article

May 27, 2020 by James Ong, CEO Asia
News
May 23, 2020
CAT response services: Cyclone Amphan hits India and Bangladesh

The eastern Indian city of Kolkata has been devastated by Cyclone Amphan — the biggest cyclonic storm over the Bay of Bengal in two decades. The powerful cyclone made landfall on May 20, killing more than 90 people across India and Bangladesh. …

May 23, 2020
News
May 15, 2020
CAT response services: Typhoon Vongfong hits Philippines

Typhoon Vongfong, the first named typhoon of the 2020 Pacific typhoon season, made landfall in the Philippines late on Thursday, May 14. The typhoon is also known as Ambo in the Philippines. Packing sustained wind speeds of 125 kilometers per hour…

May 15, 2020
Article
May 04, 2020
Wayne Cheng
Chief Operations Officer Asia
A brief look at flood risks in Asia

Sedgwick's Wayne Cheng contributed to this article

May 04, 2020 by Wayne Cheng, Chief Operations Officer Asia
News
April 29, 2020
CAT response services: Severe flooding hits Fort McMurray

An ice jam caused the Athabasca River to burst its banks, sending floodwaters into Fort McMurray, Alberta. The disaster caused 15,000 residents to evacuate and more than 200 rescue operations. There have also been reports of property damage with resi…

April 29, 2020
News
April 13, 2020
CAT response services: Tornados devastate multiple states

The northeast coast is bracing for severe weather today after 39 reported tornados devastated several states — spanning more than 1,200 miles from Texas to North Carolina and leading to at least 19 fatalities. Hundreds of homes and b…

April 13, 2020
Article
March 30, 2020
Paul White
UK CEO
Analysis: After the flood

Reviewing response to storms Ciara and Dennis in February (full article accessible to subscribers)

March 30, 2020 by Paul White, UK CEO
News
March 18, 2020
CAT response services: Earthquake hits Utah

This morning, a 5.7 magnitude earthquake hit about 10 miles west of Salt Lake City, near the city of Magna. This is the state's most powerful earthquake since 1992. Damage has caused power outages for about 55,000 people, gas leaks, damage to mu…

March 18, 2020
News
March 03, 2020
CAT response services: Tornado devastates Nashville

A tornado ripped through Nashville early March 3, 2020, leading to at least 22 reported fatalities, many more injuries and widespread damage to multiple businesses and homes. According to reports, the Nashville Fire Department responded to approximat…

March 03, 2020
Article
March 03, 2020
Nick Adams
Director and specialist loss adjuster, Media & Entertainment Services
Sedgwick’s Nick Adams examines the need for adverse weather cover in film and TV productions

Nick Adams is director and specialist loss adjuster of Sedgwick media & entertainment services

March 03, 2020 by Nick Adams, Director and specialist loss adjuster, Media & Entertainment Services
Article
February 11, 2020
Philippine volcanic eruption of minimal effect to insurers

Sedgwick's Stephen Hope, Executive Director, Asia Global Practice Leader, Mining & Resources contributed to this article

February 11, 2020
Client bulletin
February 03, 2020
CAT response services - Historic rains devastate Brazil | Chuvas históricas devastam o Brazil

February 3, 2020  While January through March typically bring heavy rainfall to Brazil, the Southeast region of the country is experiencing the heaviest rainfall density in the last 110 years. The greatest rain concentration is taking place in …

February 03, 2020
Client bulletin
January 21, 2020
CAT response services - Bomb cyclone hits Newfoundland

A state of emergency remains in effect for St. John’s Newfoundland after a bomb cyclone hit the area Friday, causing 76 centimeters of snow to bury the city and surrounding areas.

January 21, 2020