Flood insurance initiative runs into problems in the UK

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UK flood insurance initiative may be lacking foresight The United Kingdom’s new flood insurance initiative, called Flood Re, may not adequately account for the risks that many properties face, according to a new study from the London School of Economics. The flood insurance initiative operates as a flood fund, creating a financial windfall for homeowners, the UK government, and the insurance industry. The fund is meant to mitigate the costs associated with flood disasters and represents several years’ worth of negotiation between the UK insurance industry and the government. Flood…

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