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Catastrophic risks and insurability proceedings of a conference sponsored by Aon Re Australia Limited by Aon Re Hazards and Capital Risk Management Conference (8th 2003 Gold Coast, Qld.)

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Published by AON Re Australia Limited in Sydney .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Disaster insurance -- Congresses.,
  • Natural disasters -- Congresses.,
  • Risk assessment -- Congresses.,
  • Risk management -- Congresses.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Neil R. Britton.
GenreCongresses.
ContributionsBritton, Neil R. 1953-, Aon Re Australia Limited.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHG9979 .A66 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 165 p. :
Number of Pages165
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22538525M
ISBN 100957776012
LC Control Number2005432846

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