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Advisory - Commissioner Jones informs mudslide survivors of insurance options

News: 2018 Press Release

For Release: January 28, 2018
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Commissioner Jones informs mudslide survivors of insurance options
Jones joins with FEMA to share recovery and preparation information


SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones will visit residences impacted by the mudslides and share actions he is taking to help homeowners recover.

WHO:     California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones

Roy Wright, FEMA Deputy Associate Administrator for Insurance and Mitigation

Tom Fayram, Deputy Director, Santa Barbara County Public Works Department


WHEN:  Monday, January 29, 2018



10:30a.m. Tour property at 50 Olive Mill Road, Montecito, CA (Bonnymede Condominium Association)

Tour property at 200 Olive Mill Road, Montecito, CA (single family historic home). Visual of officials working with the property owners and adjusters to review damages and address the claim. Reporters will not be permitted inside the properties.

11:30 a.m.  Press conference and availability with flood and insurance experts. Briefs comments and questions at the courtyard area, 1187 Coast Village Road, Santa Barbara, CA


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Media Notes:

 Flood Insurance Resources

The California Department of Insurance, established in 1868, is the largest consumer protection agency in California. Insurers collect $371 billion in premiums annually in California. Since 2011 the California Department of Insurance received more than 1,000,000 calls from consumers and helped recover over $469 million in claims and premiums. Please visit the Department of Insurance website at Non-media inquiries should be directed to the Consumer Hotline at 800-927-4357. Teletypewriter (TTY), please dial 800-482-4833.

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