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Natural catastrophes

A varied European landscape

Insurers and reinsurers have decades of experience covering losses caused by natural events and providing effective disaster risk management advice to policymakers and citizens.

See also our webpage on climate change.

Insurance schemes for natcat risks vary across Europe, ranging from optional private market solutions to compulsory insurance pools. This results in a highly diverse insurance market across the EU.

Below are some examples of national natcat insurance schemes.

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Nicolas Jeanmart
Nicolas Jeanmart
Head of personal & general insurance