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11/19/2019 | News release | Distributed by Public on 11/19/2019 20:37

Key figures related to the insurance claims for Typhoon No. 15 (Faxai), Typhoon 19 (Hagibis) and The Heavy Rain Event of October 2019

 The General Insurance Association of Japan (GIAJ) has released the updated figures as of Nov. 5 related to the insurance claims for Typhoon No. 15 (Faxai), Typhoon 19 (Hagibis) and The Heavy Rain Event of October 2019.

 The figures that refer to the damage caused to each prefecture by Typhoon No.15 (Faxai) are available via the weblink at the bottom of this webpage. (The figures by each prefecture for Typhoon 19 (Hagibis) and The Heavy Rain Event of October 2019 are not available.)

Number of accepted claims Number of claim payments Total amount of claim payments(in thousands of yen)
Coverage for damage to own vehicle
38,564 35,408 16,024,756
Fire insurance 325,380 311,470 240,258,873
Miscellaneous casualty insurance including accident insurance 9,110 7,442 8,848,241
Total 373,054 354,320 265,131,870
Number of accepted claims
Coverage for damage to own vehicle 48,102
Fire insurance 176,483
Miscellaneous casualty insurance including accident insurance 10,640
Total 235,225

The Heavy Rain Event of October 2019

Number of accepted claims
Coverage for damage to own vehicle 5,655
Fire insurance 3,909
Miscellaneous casualty insurance including accident insurance 294
Total 9,858

Note1: The number of the claims accepted includes consultations and inquiries about the coverage of general insurance products and policyholder contract details, as well as requests for damage surveys.

Note2: The above figures are estimates and subject to updates in the future.

Key figures related to the insurance claims for Typhoon No. 15 (Faxai), Typhoon 19 (Hagibis) and The Heavy Rain Event of October 2019