Published On: Thu, Dec 30th, 2021
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Deadly floods left this German town in tatters. Now, it’s trying to climate-proof itself

Dernau Mayor Alfred Sebastian

High waters are not uncommon in Dernau, Germany, but on July 14, 2021, they reached a record height of seven metres, as torrential rains turned the Ahr River into a forceful rush of water that swept away cars, homes, even major infrastructure.

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