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August 04, 2020
CAT response services: Severe weather threatens the U.S.

Tropical Storm Isaias Isaias made landfall in North Carolina as a category 1 hurricane late Monday causing coastal flooding, structural fires and collapses, and power outages for more than 500,000 homes and businesses. Now downgraded to a tropi…

August 04, 2020
July 31, 2020
CAT response services: Sedgwick's yacht surveyors/adjusters are ready for Hurricane Isaias

Hurricane Isaias is brewing and forecasted to impact the islands of the northern Caribbean and the southeastern U.S. with heavy rain, winds and building seas. With hurricane season upon us and activity in the Atlantic starting to heat up, Sedgwick ha…

July 31, 2020
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July 30, 2020
Sedgwick named as a finalist for the 2020 Australian HR Awards

Sedgwick's catastrophe weather events campaign is a Best Recruitment Campaign finalist

July 30, 2020
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July 23, 2020
CAT response services: Several storms are brewing in the Gulf, Pacific and Atlantic

Tropical Depression 8 Forecasters are predicting that this tropical depression could strengthen into Tropical Storm Hanna and begin impacting a portion of the Gulf Coast on Friday. Heavy rains are expected along the Gulf Coast from Louisiana to the…

July 23, 2020
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July 21, 2020
CAT response services: Floods and landslides hit New Zealand’s Far North

New Zealand’s Far North was hit hard with a once-in-500-years storm, leaving much of Northland flooded. The worst affected areas received over 250mm of rain in 24 hours, forcing residents to evacuate their homes, farms and businesses due to flooding.…

July 21, 2020
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July 17, 2020
Coralee Harder
vice president western operations, Sedgwick Canada
How many claims the Calgary hail storm caused

Sedgwick Canada's Coralee Harder, regional vice president of the western region, discusses the most expensive hail storm in Canadian history.

July 17, 2020 by Coralee Harder, vice president western operations, Sedgwick Canada
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June 18, 2020
CAT response services: Several wildfires lead to evacuations in the western U.S.

Fueled by high temperatures and dry weather, several active wildfires are burning across the western U.S., prompting evacuations along with road and recreation area closures. Red flag warnings and elevated fire weather conditions continue in some are…

June 18, 2020
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June 16, 2020
Stephen Hope
Executive Director, Head of MCL - Asia
A typhoon double whammy

Stephen Hope, Executive Director and head of MCL in Asia, was interviewed for this article

June 16, 2020 by Stephen Hope, Executive Director, Head of MCL - Asia
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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