• Storm Risk Center
  • Storm Risk Center
  • Storm Risk Center

Florida Catastrophic Storm Risk Management Center

Our Mission

The Florida Catastrophic Storm Risk Management Center was created by the Florida Legislature in 2007. Housed within the Department of Risk Management/Insurance, Real Estate & Legal Studies in the College of Business at Florida State University, the center supports the state's ability to prepare for, respond to and recover from catastrophic storms.

Specifically, the center: 

  • Coordinates and disseminates research efforts that are expected to have an immediate impact on policy and practices related to catastrophic storm preparedness 
  • Coordinates and disseminates information related to catastrophic storm risk management, including but not limited to research and information that benefits businesses, consumers and public policymakers 
  • Facilitates Florida's preparedness and responsiveness to catastrophic storms and collaborates with other public and private institutions 
  • Creates and promotes studies that enhance the educational options available to risk management and insurance students 
  • Publishes and disseminates findings primarily related to risk management 
  • Organizes and sponsors conferences, symposia and workshops to educate consumers and policymakers
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