Series of Catastrophes

Series of Catastrophes

Coverage under a reinsurance plan that protects an insurance company from losses over and above its retention limit. It is a type of excess of loss reinsurance.
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Compared to San Andreas, this apocalyptic yarn now looks pretty lame, with John Cusack playing the apocalypse mostly for laughs as Earth is hit by a series of catastrophes.
But the work was interrupted by a series of catastrophes, starting with Vicky breaking her hip and being wheelchair-bound for 9 weeks; followed a year later by the sudden death of her 21-year-old daughter, Louise, from an accidental overdose of the club drug ketamine.
He has overseen a series of catastrophes in the group's IT division.
There are concerns economic momentum will slowdown as the series of catastrophes could entail substantial reconstruction costs," said Jonathan Ravelas, the chief market strategist at Manila-based BDO Unibank, the nation's largest lender.
From the tremendous failings of both the German and French high commands, to countless cases of friendly troops shooting at each other or breaking in panic, he demonstrates the truth of Clemenceau's dictum that "war is a series of catastrophes that results in a victory" (225).
The lesson of the series of catastrophes that brought us the sub-prime crisis, the credit crunch, the bank bail-outs and the debt burdens that still saddle our democracies is that when politicians refuse to exercise leadership in the economic realms chaos quickly follows.
The World Bank expects a series of catastrophes to hit poor countries, in the form of waves of heat and drought, fiercer storms, a shortfall of foodstuffs and a lack of water, relying on a report by the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research.
THE THREAD VICTORIA HISLOP The Greeks have always been destined for tragedy, and Hislop's novel charts the start of the modern period when Thessaloniki suffered a series of catastrophes.
Americans have been bombarded by new worries in recent days with the war in Libya, unrest in much of the Middle East, and the seemingly endless series of catastrophes in Japan.
The Egyptians desperately need to feel happy after being struck by a series of catastrophes over recent years," Ihab Al Khouli, leader of the opposition Al Ghad Party told Gulf News.
But a series of catastrophes have ensured that, barring a miracle, they will never complete this journey.
The European Commission, one of the world's largest donors, said on July 25 that its aid for new humanitarian crises was almost exhausted after a series of catastrophes in 2006, writes Andrew Bounds in Brussels.