hurricanes and wind

Hurricanes and wind

The 2018 Hurricane Season came to a close in November, but not without leaving its damage behind. An up-to-date hurricane emergency action plan can be your best defense for safeguarding your property, business and workers. Relying on years of first-hand experience and extensive research, Zurich uses its Post-Event Review Capability (PERC) methodology to illustrate challenges faced by risk managers addressing hurricane, wind or flood related hazards.

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