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Roundup of August’s major environmental disasters

Impact Forecasting, Aon Benfield's catastrophe model development team, has published the latest edition of its monthly Global Catastrophe Recap report, which evaluates the impact of the natural disaster events that occurred worldwide during August 2017.

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Research identifies an important but simple way to improve the chances of avoiding hurricane damage to buildings

Following rigorous scientific wind testing on a full-scale, 1,400 square foot single-story building in its laboratory, the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) has important new guidance for building owners preparing for major wind storms and hurricanes: close all interior doors, in addition to all windows and exterior doors.

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