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Stories with subject: Typhoon Haiyan 2013
  • Disasters led to $45B in insurance losses in 2013 
    Updated: Mar-26-14 7:50 am
  • GENEVA - Disasters such as floods in Europe, winter storms in the U.S. and typhoons in Asia cost insurance companies $45 billion in 2013, a leading Swiss firm said Wednesday.

  • After Haiyan, Philippines expands crop insurance 
    Updated: Mar-26-14 3:50 am
  • CALAMBA, Philippines - The aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines has added urgency to finding a solution to a longstanding problem: less than 10 percent of farmers have crop insurance, and while its advantages are widely understood, few can afford it.