All pages with keywords: UK flood risk

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 »


Insurance, public assistance and household flood risk reduction: a comparative study of Austria, England and Romania

Insurance, public assistance and household flood risk reduction: a comparative study of Austria, England and Romania

a research article by Swenja Surminski 4 September, 2017

In light of increasing losses from floods many researchers and policy makers are looking for ways to encourage flood risk reduction among communities, business, and households. In this study the authors investigate risk reduction behavior at the household level in three European Union (EU) Member States with fundamentally different insurance and compensation schemes. 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 »


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 »


Business and Industry report prepared for the Adaptation Sub-Committee of the Committee on Climate Change

Business and Industry report prepared for the Adaptation Sub-Committee of the Committee on Climate Change

a research article by Swenja Surminski 12 July, 2016

Surminski, S., Style, D., Di Mauro, M., Townsend, A., Baglee, A., Cameron, C., Connell, R., Deyes, K., Haworth, A., Ingirige, B., Muir-Wood, R., Proverbs, D., Watkiss, P., and Sze Goh, … read more »


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

a working paper by Florence Crick, Katie Jenkins, Swenja Surminski 9 June, 2016

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


Economic impacts of flooding in the UK

a commentary by Bob Ward 14 January, 2016

Bob Ward, Director of Policy and Communications, examines the potential cost of recent floods in the UK. read more »


Call for an independent inquiry into the UK’s flood preparedness

Press release 5 January, 2016

Response to the announcement by the Met Office that December 2015 was the wettest calendar month for the UK since records began in 1910, and that 2015 was the sixth wettest year. read more »