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Student Hacker Teams Showcase Their Winning Skills at PennApps 3rd Annual Hack-for-Resilience Competition

From Friday, September 11 to Sunday, September 13, the third annual the Hack-for-Resilience competition (“H4R”) was hosted by Wharton Risk […]

Hurricanes

Hurricane Sally Update: 09/15/20

Hurricane Sally looks to be a very significant hurricane for the northern Gulf Coast according to Triple-I non-resident scholar and […]

Hurricanes

Tropical Storm Sally: 09/14/20

U.S. Gulf Coast residents from Louisiana to Florida should prepare for Tropical Storm Sally, which is forecast to strengthen into […]

Hurricanes

Tropical Storm Sally: 09/13/20

Tropical Storm Sally is predicted to make landfall along the Northern Gulf Coast on Monday evening. Threats from Sally include […]

Wildfires

California weekly update: 09/11/20

California’s wildfires have burned more acres than any year on record. This year, unusual dry lightning storms sparked some of […]

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Disaster Resilience Is Focus of Triple-I, U. Penn Student Competition

For the third year straight, the Insurance Information Institute (Triple-I) and the Wharton Risk Management and Decision Processes Center (Wharton […]

Wildfires

As California Fights Wildfires, It Struggles to Keep Homeowners Insured

The Los Angeles office of the National Weather Service predicted prolonged, potentially record-setting heat and dangerous weather conditions throughout California […]

Hurricanes

Florida weekly update: 09/04/20

The National Hurricane Center (NHC) is no longer tracking the short life of Hurricane Nana, as the system degenerated into a […]

Wildfires

California weekly update: 09/04/20

The Los Angeles office of the National Weather Service (NWS) predicts prolonged, potentially record-setting heat and dangerous weather conditions throughout […]

Hurricanes

Laura Loss Estimates: $4 Billion to $13 Billion

This blog post has been updated based on new information received since it was first published on September 4, 2020. […]