Tag: natural disasters

Disaster risk How the new compulsory insurance against natural disasters works Italy is among the countries most affected by earthquakes and climate changes but least protected. More than 6 million policies will need to be issued by law in just 8 months. There are those who describe this as a new property tax and believe that government intervention to compensate for damages can no longer be the only viable option. But so far the government has been late and insurance companies have been left in chaos

Disaster risk How the new compulsory insurance against natural disasters works Italy is among the countries most affected by earthquakes and climate changes but least protected. More than 6 million policies will need to be issued by law in just 8 months. There are those who describe this as a new property tax and believe that government intervention to compensate for damages can no longer be the only viable option. But so far the government has been late and insurance companies have been left in chaos

Climate change, overbuilding and poor maintenance of land have a huge impact on the damage caused by natural disasters, and even in Italy companies are now required to insure against damage caused by earthquakes, floods, landslides and floods. The memory of the catastrophic floods that occurred in Emilia Romagna in May 2023 is as vivid […]

Hurricane over Acapulco shows climate disasters will become increasingly common

Hurricane over Acapulco shows climate disasters will become increasingly common

Victims and damage running into billions of dollars: Hurricane Otis hit more than 800,000 Acapulco residents with winds exceeding 300 kilometers per hour, leaving behind a trail of destruction that many compare to a powerful earthquake. What was surprising was not only the arrival of such a devastating hurricane in a part of Mexico not […]

Restructuring after disasters: commissioner-manager emerges and deviation from the purchase code

Restructuring after disasters: commissioner-manager emerges and deviation from the purchase code

No law “forest”, but more clarity for post-disaster reconstruction. A clear framework for action, not a regulatory labyrinth that risks paralyzing. These are the intentions of the Government, which today, on 22 June, brought the framework bill on post-disaster reconstruction to the Council of Ministers. With the draft of the New Highways Law, the provision […]

Millions of dead fish clog a river: ‘The guilt of thirst’

Millions of dead fish clog a river: ‘The guilt of thirst’

Millions of dead and rotting fish have blocked large sections of a river in far southeast Australia. This is the third time such an incident has occurred in the same stream since 2018. This time, however, the number of dead fish will be significantly higher than previously recorded. The local press reported this. The New […]

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