Jeff Dunsavage

Polar Vortex, Convective Storms Drive U.S. Weather-Related Losses

Jeff Dunsavage, Senior Research Analyst, Triple-I Insured losses from March storms in the United States are likely to surpass $1 […]

Flood Protection Needs to Be More Sustainable; FEMA’s Risk Rating 2.0 Is Part of the Solution

Jeff Dunsavage, Senior Research Analyst, Triple-I 04/06/21 The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) last week unveiled details of Risk Rating […]

Some Experts Suggest Retiring the Name “Tornado Alley”

Jeff Dunsavage, Senior Research Analyst, Triple-I 04/06/21 What’s in a name? If you live in “Tornado Alley,” there might be […]

“Lightning Round” Highlights Technologies That Are Reopening the Economy

Jeff Dunsavage, Senior Research Analyst, Triple-I 03/30/21 Last week’s Lightning Round V: Reopening America in the Post-Pandemic Scenario – a […]

Floods, Freezing, Other Extreme Weather Highlight Need for Planning and Insurance

Jeff Dunsavage, Senior Research Analyst, Triple-I 3/4/21 Recent flooding in Kentucky “is going to be one that goes into the […]

Texas Winter Storm Costs Raise Extreme Weather Flags for States, Localities

Jeff Dunsavage, Senior Research Analyst, Triple-I 03/1/21 Last month’s winter storm that left dozens of Texans dead, millions without power, […]

Study Quantifies Climate Change Impact on Flood Losses

Jeff Dunsavage, Senior Research Analyst, Triple-I 2/25/21 A new study from the nonprofit First Street Foundation projects the impact climate […]

Why Do Disasters Keep “Surprising” Us? Resilience Culture Would Aid Preparation

Jeff Dunsavage, Senior Research Analyst, Triple-I Texas in recent days has become the latest poster child for government failure to […]

Community-Based Catastrophe Insurance: Four Models to Boost Resilience

Jeff Dunsavage, Senior Research Analyst, Triple-I2/15/2021 Many households and small businesses don’t have sufficient savings to repair and rebuild after […]

New FEMA Tool Maps Community Vulnerability to 18 Natural Hazards

Jeff Dunsavage, Senior Research Analyst, Triple-I2/9/2021 The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) recently unveiled its National Risk Index (NRI) for […]