If you are experiencing problems downloading PDF or HTML fulltext, our helpdesk recommend clearing your browser cache and trying again. If you need help in clearing your cache, please click here . Still need help? Email help@ingentaconnect.com

Flood insurance: the challenge of the uninsured

$48.00 plus tax (Refund Policy)

Download / Buy Article:

Abstract:

Increasing concern about flooding and its potentially socially-devastating effects has reinforced the need for an effective mechanism to deal with the recovery of losses from these events. This paper highlights the problem of uninsurance in the UK and the potentially growing number of people who do not have flood insurance. A dual challenge of uninsurance is emerging: those who have been traditionally excluded from insurance cover due to price and a new phenomenon, those who live in high-risk areas who may become cost-prohibited through the introduction of risk-related premiums.

Keywords: United Kingdom; flood insurance; flood risk management; qualitative review; risk bearing; uninsured

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1475-4762.2005.00633.x

Affiliations: 1: School of Geography, University of Southampton, Southampton SO17 1BJ, Email: S.J.Priest@soton.ac.uk 2: Environment and Geographical Sciences, School of Conservation Sciences, Bournemouth University, Poole BH12 5BB

Publication date: September 1, 2005

Related content

Tools

Favourites

Share Content

Access Key

Free Content
Free content
New Content
New content
Open Access Content
Open access content
Subscribed Content
Subscribed content
Free Trial Content
Free trial content
Cookie Policy
X
Cookie Policy
ingentaconnect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more