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The extent of EQC liability for damage from sea-level rise

This paper considers the extent to which damage associated with sea-level rise is covered by insurance administered by the Earthquake Commission (EQC). EQC provides a natural disaster insurance scheme to help households recover from disaster and manage the fiscal risk to the Crown from natural hazards. While sea-level rise is not an insurable event, it will substantially increase damage from storms, flooding and landslips, which is covered by EQC.
Author: James, Vanessa; Iorns, Catherine; Watts, Jesse
Language: English
Pubished By: Deep South National Science Challenge
Pubished date: 2019

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