After The Floods

After the wettest summer in England for over 240 years, the Government remains committed to providing millions of new homes and refuses to rule out building on flood plains.

Are we just storing up trouble? Simon Cox reports.

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After the wettest summer in England for over 240 years, the Government remains committed to providing millions of new homes and refuses to rule out building on flood plains.

Are we just storing up trouble? Simon Cox reports.

Hull One Year On *20080604

Michelle Dewberry revisits her home town of Hull one year after the city was devastated by flooding, in the concluding part of After The Flood.

The Toll Bar Refugees20080602

Kate Betts follows the lives of the residents of a Doncaster council housing estate after they were forced out of their homes by last year's extreme weather.

Fifty of the families decided that rather than be dispersed to surrounding villages, they would take up the council's offer to stay on a nearby caravan site so they could all be together as a community.

A year later, some are still left on the caravan park, wondering when their former homes will be ready for them to move back in.