White Papers

The following white papers were either presented at past forums or have been shared by Disaster Safety Movement members. Speakers indicated in bold are speakers from previous forums.

A Disaster in the Making by Eli Lehrer

Building a Safe Port in the Storm: Private vs. Public Choices in Hurricane Mitigation by Daniel Sutter

Coastal Disaster Insurance in the Era of Global Warming by Justin Pidot

Disaster Resilience Rising Means the Time is Right by Leslie Chapman-Henderson and Audrey K. Rierson, J.D.

Easing the Homeowners' Insurance Crisis on the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts by Robert Litan, Frank Nutter & Marc Racicot

Ensuring Disaster - State Insurance-Coastal Development and Hurricanes by Daniel Sutter

Higher Ground: A Report on Voluntary Property Buyouts in the Nation's Floodplains by David Conrad, Ben McNitt & Martha Stout

Insurers Have Improved Their Catastrophe Claims Handling Capabilities by Property Casualty Insurers Association of America

Lessons Learned: What Hurricanes Have Taught the Insurance Industry by Property Casualty Insurers Association of America

Natural Defenses in Action: Harnessing Nature to Protect Our Communities by S.L. Small-Lorenz, B.A. Stein, K. Schrass, D.N. Holstein, and A.V. Mehta

Principles for Property Mitigation Discounts by Eli Lehrer

Puerto Rico Without Insurance: An Island in Turmoil: by Property Casualty Insurers Association of America

Real Reform for Louisiana Citizens Property Insurance Corporations by Eli Lehrer

Rebuilding Stronger - Fall 2018 Report by National Wildlife Federation

Restoring America's Insurance Market by Eli Lehrer

Risk Prediction and Dynamic Risk management - Friend or Foe? by William Riker

South Carolina's Omnibus Coastal Insurance Reform Legislation: Baby Steps in the Right Direction by Eli Lehrer

The Importance of Establishing and Enforcing Strong, Uniform Building Codes by Property Casualty Insurers Association of America

The Importance of Flood Insurance: A Growing Public-Private Partnership by Property Casualty Insurers Association of America

The Importance of Insuring Vehicles from Flood Damage by Property Casualty Insurers Association of America

The Risk of Wildfires is Growing by Property Casualty Insurers Association of America

The Year of the CATS by Property Casualty Insurers Association of America

Tropical Cyclone - Ocean Interactions by Isaac Ginis

Wall of Wind Full-Scale Destructive Testing of Coastal Houses and Hurricane Damage Mitigation by Stephen Leatherman, Arindam Chowdhury & Carolyn Robertson

Watery Marauders: How the Federal Government Retarded the Development of Private Flood Insurance by Eli Lehrer