Some People in Deserts Need Flood Insurance

More than 100 homes were damaged or destroyed by mudslides that followed wildfires in Montecito, California...
January 17, 2018

More than 100 homes were damaged or destroyed by mudslides that followed wildfires in Montecito, California. Mudslides are often excluded from homeowners policies, but can be covered by flood insurance. Professor Kenneth S. Klein of the California Western School of Law in San Diego, says people who live in desert environments may not think they need flood insurance—but they do.

 


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