When storms hit areas with dense populations, the consequences can be severe. While hurricanes, storms, and other extreme weather events can cost a fortune for individuals and businesses to recover from, some companies actually enjoy benefits.
For instance, generator manufacturers, engineering firms, and home improvement companies often see revenue growth as a direct result of extreme weather events.
Pandemics, hurricanes, floods, earthquakes, and other uncontrollable disasters typically cause millions of dollars worth of damage — yet are great news for some companies. Here are some of them that actually make the most of when things go horribly wrong, and may benefit when climate change makes life more difficult for many of us.