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Unify Asia-Pacific Flood Management

Flooding is the number one natural hazard in Asia-Pacific. Our suite of flood models empowers you to apply a consistent and robust risk framework across the region. Understand all sources of flood risk, capture primary and secondary flood risks, and benefit from unparalleled local partnerships to make better underwriting and portfolio management decisions. 

Optimize Portfolio Exposure

Select better risks using a proven risk methodology. Expand flood coverage to over 75% of regional property gross written premium with a unified risk framework. 

Build a Robust, Competitive Portfolio

Leverage best-available local market intelligence to improve model performance and deliver superior insights.

Maximize Profitability in Key Markets

Conduct more sophisticated analyses to better differentiate risk with our award-winning flood model methodology.

Asia-Pacific Models Key Features

Understand the complex dynamics between climatic systems, geologic composition, spatial and temporal correlations, and mitigation and defense efforts to transform model outputs into policy terms.

Superior Hazard Resolution

Based on extensively processed, high-resolution digital terrain model and with locally sourced flood protection information.

Comprehensive Hazard Coverage

Understand all sources of inland flood risk, including from rivers (fluvial), rainfall (pluvial) flooding, and coastal flood risk from tropical cyclones.

Specialty Modeling

Capture unique risk profiles for industrial facilities, buildings under construction, and marine cargo and specie across the region.

Robust Vulnerability Curves

Differentiate risk with a comprehensive suite of flood vulnerability curves, tailored to each market and relevant primary and secondary building characteristics.

Regional Coverage

China Inland Flood Model

The China Inland Flood Model uses a wealth of hazard, vulnerability, and exposure data sourced from local agencies, institutions, and subject matter experts to ensure model components are well calibrated. Gain superior insights into inland flood risk and group with the China and Hong Kong Typhoon Model to fully understand climate risk across China.

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India Inland Flood Model

The India Inland Flood Model provides an advanced pluvial flood risk solution that explicitly models monsoon rainfall at its core. Capturing over 125,000 events across 9,033 catchments throughout India, it offers the most comprehensive view of flood risk in the market.

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Japan Typhoon and Flood HD Model

The RMS® Japan Typhoon and Flood HD Model uses the latest science to capture risk from typhoon wind, typhoon inland flood, typhoon coastal flood, and also non-typhoon inland flood. The model incorporates lessons learnt from the significant insured loss events of recent years in Japan, including Typhoon Jebi, Typhoon Hagibis, and the Heavy Rain Event of July 2018. 

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New Zealand Inland Flood HD Model

The world's first fully probabilistic flood model for New Zealand​. Validated with 100% of reported flood insurance losses over the past 60 years, the New Zealand Inland Flood HD model provides the most realistic view of risk in the market.

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Southeast Asia Inland Flood HD Models

The Southeast Asia Inland Flood HD Models deliver a consistent view of risk across Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, and Indonesia. Understand all source of flood risk and incorporate spatial and temporal correlations, clustering of events, seasonality, and antecedent conditions into your reference view of risk throughout the region.

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RMS Philippines Typhoon and Inland Flood Model

The Philippines Typhoon and Inland Flood Model enables users to assess the risk from the three linked typhoon-driven perils: wind, typhoon-induced inland flooding, and coastal flooding from storm surge. It further includes inland flood events driven by monsoon and seasonal rainfall, providing a robust view of typhoon and flood risk in the Philippines. 

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Identify suitable risks, implement refined underwriting guidelines, manage exposure accumulations, and design profitable growth strategies related to flood risk.

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Introducing RMS Global Flood Solution Suite: Manage All Your Flood Risk on One Cloud Platform

The Global Flood Challenge: Coverage, Complexity, and Precision Whether you are a global (re)insurer or a local primary insurer, building a profitable book of flood business can be challenging. To develop more effective flood risk management strategies or expand coverage in new markets, businesses must understand and quantify what drives flood risk. What needs to be considered? First, recognize the structure of flood insurance products. They are…

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RiskLink® and RiskBrowser® Version 21: A Seamless Transition to Risk Management in the Cloud

It has been a year since I took to the (virtual) stage at Exceedance® 2020 to explain our commitment to support all customers’ access to RMS® models, both on-premises and in our cloud platform Risk Intelligence™. Version 21 (V21), our major annual release for RMS RiskLink® and RiskBrowser®, includes updates to the RMS North Atlantic Hurricane Models and the general availability of the new RMS® China Inland Flood Model. In addition, V21 will include several…

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RMS Models Offer New Probabilistic Approach to Simplify Flood Management Across Southeast Asia

The approach of the 10th anniversary of the 2011 Thailand floods, in July, offers a timely reminder of why the insurance market needs to understand the factors that drive flood risk in Southeast Asia, across countries such as Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, and Singapore. The 2011 floods represented the second-highest insured loss for a flood event ever recorded, with losses totaling US$15 billion. The record was overtaken in 2017 by insured losses from the…

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New Insights Within the Japan Typhoon and Flood HD Model

Japan lies in the northern reaches of the most active tropical cyclone (typhoon) basin in the world; the western North Pacific. Aspects of Japan’s geography, not least its position, make it susceptible to typhoons. And as one of the world’s largest insurance markets, Japan has significant insured exposure at risk to typhoons. It is within this context that RMS has had a typhoon model for Japan for over 25 years—and have now launched our latest—the RMS Japan…

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InsuranceAsia News Awards: Time to Celebrate Excellence

Our partners in the insurance media have adapted admirably to the virtual world we all have currently found ourselves in, and I applaud the team at InsuranceAsia News for their livestreamed Awards for Excellence 2020 ceremony recently held on Twitter. On behalf of everyone at RMS®, and especially the teams focused on the Asia-Pacific region, we were delighted to receive the Risk Modeler of the Year Award for Excellence 2020. Although we can’t physically meet in…

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