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SBP Editorial: Time for some joined-up thinking on flooding

3rd January, 2016

It has been a miserable Christmas and beginning to 2016 for thousands of families across the country whose homes have been ruined by the seemingly never ending series of storms that have caused flooding in several counties.

The devastation wrought by nature is nothing new to many of them, though. Over the last number of years, flooding has become more regular and we are undoubtedly witnessing the impact of climate change.

The clean-up cost has not...

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