Catastrophe Management Solutions for Insurance carriers
In today's world, disasters, man-made or natural, are getting more frequent and un-predictable, striking any place at any time converting the whole region into a catastrophe zone.
Added to this, in the recent years, world has experienced an increased level of seismic activity both on land and in sea, leading to large catastrophes.
As per the reports by the major Insurance & reinsurance companies and various insurance forums of the world, Global economic losses from catastrophes amounted to $222 BN in 2010, compared with $63 BN in 2009.Overall catastrophe losses were up 34 percent as compared to 2009.
While Catastrophe risk modeling offers a good risk management tool for actuaries and risk managers, a good catastrophe management tool is an absolute necessity for the insurer during catastrophes because it is the claims department which holds the ultimate responsibility of responding to the situation during and after a catastrophic event
The application provides a birds’ eye view of the area to be affected and plots the properties to be affected over a map through geocoding. The application also helps identify the probable maximum loss of the carrier due to this disaster, enabling the carrier to get prepared to handle the claims reserves accordingly.
A statistical view of the number of adjusters and other supply chain like car rentals, hotels, hospitals, ambulances required to handle the situation against their availability around area is also provided enabling the carrier to make necessary arrangements for additional capacity needed.