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May 13, 2022
Sedgwick: What’s the best strategy after “costliest flood ever”?

Sedgwick Australia's Clare Cordingley, senior manager, major event response, discusses claims handling strategies for Australia's largest flood event

May 13, 2022
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May 04, 2022
CAT response services: New Mexico wildfires continue to burn

Hot, dry and windy conditions across the Southwest have led to seven wildfires in New Mexico — torching over 220,000 acres, destroying hundreds of structures, and forcing thousands to evacuate. The combined Hermits Peak/Calf Canyon fire is the …

May 04, 2022
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March 18, 2022
CAT response services: 7.4 magnitude earthquake hits eastern Japan

A 7.4-magnitude earthquake hit off the coast of Japan's eastern Fukushima prefecture late Wednesday night. The quake cut off power to more than 2.2 million homes in 14 prefectures, derailed a bullet train near Fukushima, and closed at least one major…

March 18, 2022
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March 11, 2022
CAT response services: Powerful weekend storm to bring snow, rain and wind to the Northeast

As the country plans to spring forward this weekend, the weather forecast has another plan. A significant storm and bomb cyclone, which is essentially a winter hurricane, could potentially bring rain and severe thunderstorms, high winds, snow and a r…

March 11, 2022
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March 03, 2022
CAT response services: Historic flooding hits Australia

Sedgwick, together with the rest of Australia, has watched with sadness the impact and loss from the floods of the past week. For some people along the east coast, this is the second flooding of their homes in recent memory. We're here to support you…

March 03, 2022
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February 21, 2022
CAT response services: Storm Eunice hits England and Northern Europe with record-setting winds and widespread damage

Two powerful windstorms have left northern and central Europe reeling since last week. Storm Eunice made landfall on Friday on the heels of destructive , bringing 100 mph winds to some areas. Both storms unleashed powerful winds and driving rain from…

February 21, 2022
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February 16, 2022
CAT response services: Storms Dudley and Eunice head towards the UK

Storms Dudley and Eunice are predicted to hit the UK on Wednesday 16 February, with warnings of up to 90 mph winds and blizzard conditions. The current forecast shows that Northern Ireland, West and Central Scotland, and the North of England will be …

February 16, 2022
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January 18, 2022
CAT response services: Global marine - Madrid Bridge loss could add up to 140 containers

Ocean Network Express (ONE) has confirmed that around 60 containers were lost overboard and an additional 80 were damaged in a stack collapse on its containership Madrid Bridge last Friday. The ship was en route from Singapore to New York when the in…

January 18, 2022
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January 05, 2022
CAT response services: 2022 kicks off with another round of severe weather

The new year brought more severe weather, including the devastating wildfires in Boulder County, Colorado, and the winter storms that rolled through multiple states. Last week, the fast-moving, wind-driven wildfires burned more than 6,000 acres in t…

January 05, 2022
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December 20, 2021
CAT response services: Widespread flooding hits many Malaysia states

Floods swept through the Klang Valley, parts of Selangor as well as the East Coast of Malaysia due to a one-in-a-100-year heavy rainfall from December 17 to 19. The effects of Typhoon Rai that lashed the Philippines and the high tides occurring durin…

December 20, 2021
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December 17, 2021
CAT response services: Super Typhoon Rai hits Philippines

Rai, locally known as Odette, rapidly intensified Thursday as it headed straight toward the eastern coast of the Philippines. The storm made landfall over Siargao Island, reaching sustained winds of 260 kph with gusts over 300 kph. The weather bureau…

December 17, 2021
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December 17, 2021
CAT response services: Widespread severe weather rips across the U.S.

There were more than 425 severe weather reports Wednesday, mostly in the Midwest — the largest number of severe weather reports in December in the U.S. since 2000, according to NOAA. The central U.S. saw historic winds of up to 100 mph, severe…

December 17, 2021
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December 01, 2021
Busy Atlantic hurricane season ends

The 2021 Atlantic hurricane season saw an intense start but gave way to an unusually quiet end yesterday. Overall, the season generated 21 named tropical storms and hurricanes — the third highest on record. A typical season sees 14 storms. Yet,…

December 01, 2021
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November 24, 2021
Severe weather hits British Columbia

Record-breaking rainfall led to major flooding and several mudslides in British Columbia, causing a province-wide state of emergency. Devastating floods washed away homes, left farms under water, and damaged highways. Hundreds of people in the Lower …

November 24, 2021
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October 25, 2021
CAT response services: Bomb cyclone and atmospheric river blast the West Coast with heavy rain and wind

Northern California and the Pacific Northwest were hit Sunday with a convergence of storms that brought more than half a foot of rain to parts of the San Fransisco Bay Area, along with high winds, flash floods, mudslides and the potential for heavy s…

October 25, 2021