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Tsunamis and Earthquakes [electronic resource] : Is Federal Disaster Insurance in Our Future?.

Author/Creator:
Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
Publication:
[S.l] : [s.n.], 2005.
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Government document
Book
1 online resource (22 p., digital, PDF file)
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Subjects:
Disaster insurance.
Earthquakes.
Indonesia.
Summary:
Examines U.S. exposure to tsunamis and earthquakes and the early warning systems currently in place to detect these risks. Reviews insured losses from the 2004 Indonesian tsunami, and describes nature of catastrophic risk and challenges faced by private insurers and reinsurers in insuring such risks. Summarizes historical efforts to implement a Federal program to insure and mitigate risks associated with large-scale natural disasters.
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Record is based on bibliographic data in ProQuest U.S. Congressional Research Digital Collection (last viewed Dec. 2010). Reuse except for individual research requires license from ProQuest, LLC.
CRS Report.
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Microfiche version: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service. Tsunamis and Earthquakes
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