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Businesses urged to apply proper flood protection

Tue, 26 Jan 2016


Businesses in Douglas face being uninsurable unless proper protection is put in place to combat flooding.

That's according to South Douglas MHK Bill Malarkey who's calling on government to do more to help those who've already suffered millions of pounds worth of damage.

Heavy rain is expected to cause further problems today - he says something has to be done ahead of the new national strategy coming in.

Speaking in Tynwald last week Environment, Food and Agriculture Minister Richard Ronan called the document "urgent and important" but said problem areas will be looked at in July:  

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