TITLE

Under Water

AUTHOR(S)
Mirel, Lawrence H.
PUB. DATE
August 2011
SOURCE
Best's Review;Aug2011, Vol. 112 Issue 4, p83
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the improvement of National Flood Insurance program in the U.S. It notes that the National Flood Insurance Program has remained to survive on short-term fixes rather than solutions. It cites that flood insurance has been sold by the government as a different product. It mentions that insurers have been suggested to provide multiperil coverage free of federal or state price controls.
ACCESSION #
64288345

 

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