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Germany: Half a billion euros for ‘Room for the River’ in Saxony-Anhalt

In 2013 in Saxony-Anhalt the river Elbe flooded. Photo: Wikimedia Commons, Euroluftbild

In Saxony-Anhalt half a billion euros has to be invested to protect the region from flooding. This room for the river programme consists of moving eighteen dikes backwards and creating nine new flood plains. The minister of environment of Saxony-Anhalt Claudia...
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