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Breakingviews: UK floods are extreme, but this ain’t Katrina

Friday, Feb 14, 2014 - 03:15

Feb. 14 - Extreme weather has forced the UK government to reverse spending cuts on flood defences, but the country is still a long way from the expensive cleanups of Hurricane Katrina.

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Breakingviews: UK floods are extreme, but this ain’t Katrina

Friday, Feb 14, 2014 - 03:15

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