The Atlantic hurricane season begins on June 1, and from acatastrophe (CAT) perspective, the last two years have beenrelatively quiet for insurers, providing them with an opportunityto regroup following Hurricane Sandy.

Some of the most costly and dangerous hurricanes, wildfires andtornadoes have occurred within the past 10 years, giving propertyand casualty insurers, their vendors and the Federal EmergencyManagement Agency (FEMA) plenty of opportunities to learn from pastmistakes and prepare for the next “big one” to hit the U.S.

New tools and technology are available to assist insuranceprofessionals with everything from risk modeling before an event todrone and robot technology that can provide views of damage inareas immediately after a catastrophe.

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