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Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance Enters Travel Insurance Business

Berkshire Hathaway Travel Protection, part of Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance, has launched the first product in its new travel-insurance line designed for travelers, travel agencies, tour operators and travel suppliers called AirCare. AirCare is a fixed-benefit flight protection coverage available …

Europe Battered by Winter Storm Christian: AIR Worldwide Analysis

Catastrophe modeling firm AIR Worldwide reported that “winter storm ‘Christian’ (known as ‘St. Jude in the United Kingdom) battered the western shores of southern Great Britain early on Monday, October 28, 2013, as one of the strongest extra tropical cyclones …

Typhoon WiphaThreatens Japan; Precautions at Fukushima Nuclear Plant

A once-in-a-decade typhoon threatened Japan on Tuesday, disrupting travel and shipping and forcing precautions to be taken at the wrecked Fukushima nuclear power plant. Typhoon Wipha is moving across the Pacific straight towards the capital, Tokyo, and is expected to …

Taiwan Braces for Direct Hit as Typhoon Soulik Approaches

Taiwan is bracing for a direct hit by Typhoon Soulik early tomorrow, prompting precautionary evacuations due to the risk of landslides, and airlines predicting high winds that would disrupt flights. Soulik may make landfall in northeastern Yilan or eastern Hualien …