The protection gap. The economic and social impact of disasters is increasing all around the world.
This edition provides Pool Re Members and stakeholders with a record of recent terrorist attacks, detailing their severity and frequency.
Pool Re, the UK’s terrorism reinsurance pool, today announced the publication of the Terrorism Frequency Report, a quarterly view of the contemporary threat.
In July last year, then Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police, Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe, clearly stated that the risk of a terror attack in the UK remained a case of “when, not if”
The three attacks have many common features. All of them were undertaken by Islamist extremists and claimed by Daesh.
The police and MI5 have successfully disrupted at least 14 plots against the homeland since 2013, but with the frequency of low complexity attacks spreading across Europe..