All pages with keywords: Flood Re

Strengthening insurance partnerships in the face of climate change – Insights from an agent-based model of flood insurance in the UK

Strengthening insurance partnerships in the face of climate change – Insights from an agent-based model of flood insurance in the UK

a research article by Florence Crick, Katie Jenkins, Swenja Surminski 26 April, 2018

This paper investigates how partnerships can incentivise flood risk reduction by focusing on the UK public-private partnership on flood insurance. read more »


Assessing surface water flood risk and management strategies under future climate change: insights from an agent-based model

Assessing surface water flood risk and management strategies under future climate change: insights from an agent-based model

a research article by Swenja Surminski, Florence Crick 28 March, 2017

Jenkins, K., Surminski, S., Hall, J. and Crick, F. (2017) Assessing surface water flood risk and management strategies under future climate change: insights from an agent-based model. Science of the … read more »


What can the United States learn from the United Kingdom’s new flood reinsurance pool?

What can the United States learn from the United Kingdom’s new flood reinsurance pool?

a policy publication by Swenja Surminski 15 February, 2017

The UK’s new Flood Re program has supported the private flood insurance market, but also demonstrates that flood insurance cannot be kept affordable without a concerted effort to reduce … read more »


Fit for Purpose and Fit for the Future? An Evaluation of the UK’s New Flood Reinsurance Pool

Fit for Purpose and Fit for the Future? An Evaluation of the UK’s New Flood Reinsurance Pool

a research article by Swenja Surminski 15 February, 2017

This paper evaluates the UK’s “Flood Re” program, including the roles of the public and private sectors, risk modeling and risk communication, technical underwriting, distributional aspects, and behavioral implications of … read more »


Strengthening the UK’s flood insurance partnership in the face of rising risks: what role for property developers?

a commentary by Florence Crick, Swenja Surminski 6 July, 2016

Florence Crick and Swenja Surminski outline ways in which property developers could help reduce flood insurance premiums. read more »


Flood Re: a missed opportunity for sustainable flood risk management?

a commentary by Swenja Surminski 8 April, 2016

The government and the insurance industry have recently launched Flood Re, a scheme that aims to make home insurance affordable to those living in a flood risk area. But that alone does not solve the problem, writes Swenja Surminski. read more »


Assessing surface water flood risk and management strategies under future climate change: an agent-based model approach

a working paper by Katie Jenkins, Swenja Surminski, Jim Hall, Florence Crick 8 February, 2016

Flooding is the costliest natural disaster worldwide. In the UK flooding is listed as a major risk on the National Risk Register with surface water flooding the most likely cause … read more »


New flood insurance scheme could be unsustainable because it overlooks climate change

Press release 19 August, 2013

A proposed new scheme for flood insurance in the UK may not be sustainable because the impacts of climate change have not been taken into account, according to a policy paper published today read more »