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How one Belgian town is rebuilding from last year's floods 

Almost one year on from devastating floods social housing lies empty after works were frozen in Limbourg, Belgium June 15, 2022 Image: Joanna Gill/Thomson Reuters Foundation

Joanna Gill

Europe Correspondent, Thomson Reuters Foundation

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A map showing Limbourg's social housing 'ghost town'
As a result of the flooding many Limbourg residents have migrated Image: Tom Finn/Thomson Reuters Foundation

Damaged bridge over river Vesdre in Limbourg Belgium
Damaged bridge over river Vesdre in Limbourg Belgium, June 15 2022. Image: Joanna Gill/Thomson Reuters Foundation
Residents rebuild flood-hit homes in Limbourg, Belgium
Residents rebuild flood-hit homes in Limbourg, Belgium June 15, 2022. Image: Joanna Gill/Thomson Reuters Foundation

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