Stéphane Muller, damage insurance director of the Rouen-based Matmut insurance group

Stéphane Muller, damage insurance director of the Rouen-based Matmut insurance group
Stéphane Muller, damage insurance director of the Rouen-based Matmut insurance group

Faced with climate change, insurers, like Matmut, are forced to increase their prices and rethink their work.

Storms Ciaran and Domingos, floods, drought, but also rising sea levels. Climate change causes numerous disasters in Normandy. Insurance companies must adapt to best compensate their beneficiaries. “The volume of claims linked to climate disasters today represents almost two thirds of the compensation paid to our policyholders”explains Stéphane Muller, damage insurance director of the Matmut group, on France Bleu Normandie, this Friday.

Stéphane Muller recalls that “the start of 2024 is marked by numerous floods, storms, successive Mediterranean episodes and even more recently, violent bad weather, whether in the form of downpours, torrential rains or thunderstorms. significant hail”. All of these climatic events are likely to damage homes. “What is striking is not the novelty of these risks, it is their increasing frequency”underlines the director.

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