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UK: City of Hull built on a flood plain faces sea rise reckoning

3 Jan 2018, Guardian, the

With 90% of Hull standing below the high-tide line, its devastating recent floods were a sign of things to come. Can the UK’s 2017 city of culture be retrofitted against disaster – or should its people think about moving on?


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