ABSTRACT

Earthquake Risk, Insurance, and Recovery: Issues for Congress [March 12, 2010]   [open pdf - 208KB]

"This report examines earthquake catastrophe risk and insurance in the United States in light of recent developments, particularly the devastating earthquakes in Haiti and Chile. It examines both traditional and non-traditional approaches for financing recovery from earthquake losses as well as challenges in financing catastrophe losses with insurance. The report explores the feasibility of a federal residential earthquake insurance mechanism and assesses policy implications of such a program."

Report Number:
CRS Report for Congress, R41109
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Date:
2010-03-12
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Public Domain
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