Home & dry? The flood victims who are putting up their own defences

Guardian: Government pledges to spend billions of pounds on flood defences are failing to convince vulnerable householders, who are taking matters into their own hands. The government plans to spend £2.3bn on flood management and defences over the next six years. Yet, as UK residents are warned to expect more flooding after the devastation in Cumbria, Yorkshire and Lancashire, some homeowners are installing or building their own defence systems. The Pavitts – Charlotte, 33, and Andrew, 36 – have chosen......

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