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Less than half of Florida homeowners have flood insurance

Clip: 09/10/2017 | 3m 30s Video has closed captioning.

Across Florida’s coastal counties, where Hurricane Irma bore down on Sunday, only 42 percent of homeowners have flood insurance, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency. One reason for the gap is the high cost of government's national flood insurance program, which is set to expire this month. Suzanne Barlyn, who has reported on the issue for Reuters, joins Hari Sreenivasan.

Aired: 09/10/17

Rating: NR

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