13 Mar '11, 2pm

Japan earthquake damage up to US$34 billion: US firm

WASHINGTON : The massive earthquake that struck Japan will exact a massive economic toll estimated at between US$14.5 billion and US$34.6 billion, a leading risk analysis firm said on Sunday. AIR Worldwide (AIR) said its catastrophe modelling showed that property losses from Friday's disaster is preliminary, but estimates insured property losses likely will be "between 14.5 billion USD and 34.6 billion USD". "Search and rescue efforts are still underway and damage assessment has only just begun, while considerable uncertainty still remains in the parameters that define the event," the company said in a statement. The company said the AIR Earthquake Model for Japan does not account for the effects of tsunami, which, when calculated, will result in a "significant" increase in the damage estimate. "AIR's loss estimates reflect insured shake and fire-following damage to onshor...

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