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Terrorism & Political Insurance

Terrorism & Political Insurance covers damaged or destroyed property—including buildings, equipment, furnishings and inventory or business interruption due to terrorist & political activity.


Terrorism & Political Insurance in Thailand

What is Terrorism & Political Insurance?

Terrorism and Political Violence Insurance is a type of coverage designed to protect businesses and organizations from financial losses resulting from acts of terrorism, political violence, or other politically motivated events. This type of insurance typically goes beyond what standard property and casualty insurance policies cover.

Key features of Terrorism and Political Insurance may include:

Property Damage: Coverage for physical damage to property caused by acts of terrorism or political violence. This can include damage to buildings, infrastructure, and other assets.

Business Interruption: Compensation for lost income and additional expenses incurred due to the interruption of business operations caused by terrorism or political violence.

Contingent Business Interruption: Protection against losses resulting from disruptions to the operations of suppliers or customers due to terrorism or political events.

Political Evacuation and Repatriation: Coverage for the costs associated with the evacuation and repatriation of personnel in the event of political unrest or violence.

Kidnap and Ransom Insurance: Often included as part of terrorism and political violence coverage, this provides protection against the financial risks associated with kidnapping, extortion, and ransom demands.

Civil Commotion Coverage: Extends coverage to damage or losses resulting from civil disturbances, riots, or civil commotion.

Terrorism Liability: Protection against third-party claims for bodily injury or property damage resulting from a terrorist act.

Government Acts: Coverage for losses resulting from government actions, such as confiscation or expropriation of property.

Nuclear, Biological, Chemical (NBC) Terrorism Coverage: Some policies may include coverage for damages caused by NBC terrorism events.

This type of insurance is particularly relevant for businesses with global operations or those located in regions with a higher risk of political instability or terrorism. It helps organizations manage and mitigate the financial impact of unpredictable and potentially catastrophic events that may not be covered by standard insurance policies.

As with any insurance, the specific terms, conditions, and coverage limits of Terrorism and Political Violence Insurance can vary, so it’s important for businesses to carefully review and understand the policy details to ensure it aligns with their risk profile and needs.

Things to consider before taken out Terrorism & Political Insurance

When considering Terrorism and Political Violence Insurance, businesses should take several factors into account to ensure they have appropriate coverage. Here are key considerations:

Risk Assessment: Conduct a comprehensive risk assessment to identify potential exposure to terrorism and political violence based on the geographical locations of operations and the nature of the business.

Policy Coverage: Understand the specific coverage offered by the policy, including property damage, business interruption, liability, and other relevant aspects. Ensure it aligns with the identified risks.

Policy Exclusions: Review exclusions carefully to understand what events may not be covered. Some policies may exclude certain types of terrorism or political events.

Geographical Scope: Clarify the geographical scope of coverage to ensure it aligns with the locations where the business operates. Some policies may have restrictions or limitations based on regions.

Duration of Coverage: Determine the duration of coverage and whether it meets the business’s needs. Some policies may be short-term, while others may offer longer-term protection.

Policy Limits: Assess the policy limits to ensure they adequately cover potential losses. Consider worst-case scenarios and potential financial impacts on the business.

Business Interruption Period: Specify the business interruption period covered by the policy. This is crucial for estimating the time needed to resume normal operations after an incident.

Coinsurance Requirements: Understand any coinsurance requirements, which may impact the amount of a loss that the insured is responsible for.

Terrorism Definitions: Clarify how the policy defines terrorism and political violence. Different policies may have varying definitions, affecting coverage.

Sub-Limits and Deductibles: Check for sub-limits within the policy and assess the impact of deductibles on the cost of coverage. Evaluate how these elements align with the business’s risk tolerance.

Coverage for Contingent Business Interruption: If applicable, consider coverage for contingent business interruption, which protects against losses stemming from disruptions to suppliers or customers.

Loss Mitigation and Security Measures: Evaluate whether the policy provides incentives or discounts for implementing loss mitigation measures and enhanced security protocols.

Claims Process: Understand the claims process, including reporting requirements and timelines. A clear understanding of how to navigate the claims process is crucial in the event of an incident.

Legal and Regulatory Compliance: Ensure that the insurance coverage complies with local and international laws and regulations, and consider any potential legal implications.

Review and Update: Regularly review and update the insurance coverage in light of changes in business operations, geopolitical conditions, and other relevant factors.

Engaging with experienced insurance professionals who specialize in terrorism and political violence coverage can provide valuable insights and assistance in tailoring a policy that meets the unique needs of the business. Regular reassessment of risks and coverage adequacy is essential to maintaining effective protection.




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