Post-Event Reports

EQECAT's post-event reports provide expert analysis of significant natural catastrophic events, including catastrophe modeling analysis and economic and insured loss estimates.

  • Hurricane and Storm Damage Risk Reduction System in New Orleans, LA (Post-Katrina)

    August 2012

    Hurricane and Storm Damage Risk Reduction System in New Orleans, LA (Post-Katrina)

    This report presents the Hurricane and Storm Damage Risk Reduction System (HSDRRS) which was implemented following the catastrophic levee failure caused by Hurricane Katrina. This report also includes details regarding the work done by the Army Corps of Engineers and the report of the tour of the system that was organized by the Louisiana Department of Insurance on March 27, 2012, which was attended by ABS/EQECAT.


  • Impacts from the March 11, 2011 M8.9 Miyagi, Japan Earthquake

    March 2011

    Impacts from the March 11, 2011 M8.9 Miyagi, Japan Earthquake

    The catastrophe report is EQECAT's preliminary recap of the Japan disaster and its impact addresses the earthquake, ground motions, tsunami, nuclear power, fires, ground shaking damage, modeling of the earthquake, and economic loss estimates.

    The post-event report addresses more impacts from the Miyagi event and is a printable summary of the Japan earthquake / tsunami CatWatch report of March 12, 2011.


  • Queensland, Australia Floods of December 2010 & January 2011

    February 2011

    Queensland, Australia Floods of December 2010 & January 2011

    The state of Queensland, Australia experienced a weather pattern that included large scale flooding and catastrophe for the region. This report outlines rainfall amounts, flooding, and economic loss estimates generated by EQECAT.


  • 2010 Earthquake Retrospective Report

    January 2011

    2010 Earthquake Retrospective Report

    This report offers a perspective on how the Haiti and Chilean disasters of 2010 will impact catastrophe modeling; how the US and Japan might have handled similar earthquakes and critical steps needed for earthquake loss reduction.


  • Central Europe Floods

    May 2010

    Central Europe Floods

    The severe storms that began the week of May 16, 2010 resulted in severe flooding in central Europe, affecting Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, and Hungary. This is a preliminary report prepared by EQECAT describing the damage in the affected regions, including anticipated losses, meteorology and hydrological aspects of flooding.


  • Chichi, Taiwan Earthquake of September 21, 1999

    September 1999

    Chichi, Taiwan Earthquake of September 21, 1999

    This report provides findings from the Chichi, Taiwan earthquake that occurred on September 21, 1999. The report discusses the effects on the people, structures, and the country of Taiwan. Beginning the day of the earthquake, EQE International had a team of engineers on the ground in the affected area, investigating and researching the damage, providing support to our clients, and documenting lessons learned to prevent such catastrophic losses in future earthquakes.
 

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