Submission to the Environment Agency’s consultation on the Draft National Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management Strategy for England

Policy publication by Swenja Surminski, Viktor Rözer, Sara Mehryar, Rebecca Byrnes, Bob Ward, Josh Burke on 17 Oct 2019

This submission was made to the Environment Agency’s consultation on its draft strategy for flood and coastal risk management in England, and draws on the Grantham Research Institute’s work and expertise over many years in this area. read more »

Flood insurance in England – An assessment of the current and newly proposed insurance scheme in the context of rising flood risk

Research article by Swenja Surminski, Jillian Eldridge on 18 Nov 2014

By applying our analytical framework we find an absence of formal incentive mechanisms for risk reduction in the existing and proposed Flood Re scheme. We identify the barriers for applying insurance to risk reduction and point to some possible modifications in the Flood Re proposal to deliver a greater link between risk transfer and risk reduction. read more »

Promoting resilient economies by exploring insurance potential for facing coastal flooding and erosion: evidence from Italy, Spain, France and United Kingdom

Working paper by Osiel González Dávila, Mavra Stithou, Gianluca Pescaroli, Luca Pietrantoni, Pedro Díaz-Simal, Bénédicte Rulleau, Nabil Touli, François Hissel, Edmund Penning-Rowsell, Phoebe Koundouri on 1 Sep 2013

Insurance against natural perils such as flooding can be considered a significant element in coastal management. It can offer not only much-needed support to accelerate economic … read more »