The Big One: The East Coast’s USD 100 Billion Hurricane Event 

Overview: Swiss Reinsurance Company is a reinsurance company based in Zurich.

How to Use This Resource: In 1821, a powerful hurricane decimated the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast United States. If it were to strike today, it would potentially cost more than $100 billion in property losses. This report examines what data exists from that storm to predict the impact of future mega-storms.