Natural Disasters and Insurance

Robert Hartwig talked about damage costs from and insurance coverage for Hurricane Irene, and he responded to telephone calls and… read more

Robert Hartwig talked about damage costs from and insurance coverage for Hurricane Irene, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. At the time of the program, estimates of the damage totaled around $7 billion. Other topics included changes to insurance deductibles, the need for reform of the federal government’s flood insurance program, distinctions between the types of water damage covered by flood insurance, and the percentage of homeowners who have flood insurance. 

C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo read news headlines at the end of the program.

Mr. Hartwig participated from New York City. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Natural Disasters and Insurance

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Program ID:
301285-5
Category:
Call-In
Format:
Call-In
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 30, 2011

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  • Aug 30, 2011 | 7:50am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 30, 2011 | 1:34pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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