Will your insurance cover riot damage?

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Toyota in Umlazi Mega City is one of the 45 000 businesses that were destroyed during the looting that took place in KwaZulu-Natal this week. Photo: Rosetta Msimango/City Press
Toyota in Umlazi Mega City is one of the 45 000 businesses that were destroyed during the looting that took place in KwaZulu-Natal this week. Photo: Rosetta Msimango/City Press

PERSONAL FINANCE

State-owned Sasria steps in after the looting and arson in the past week laid waste to many businesses and personal property, writes Maya Fisher-French.

If you have short-term insurance, whether it is personal cover or for your business, there is a good chance that it includes a line item insuring your belongings with the SA Special Risks Insurance Association (Sasria).

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