Germany to draw up $10.6 billion flood damage fund

Associated Press
Germany to draw up $10.6 billion flood damage fund

Helpers recover a tree in the floods of the river Elbe in Hitzacker, northern Germany, Wednesday, June 12, 2013. Weeks of heavy rain this spring have sent the Elbe, the Danube and other rivers such as the Vltava and the Saale overflowing their banks, causing extensive damage in central and southern Germany, the Czech Republic, Austria, Slovakia and Hungary. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)

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