Flood victims who are forced to move out of their homes will be offered discounts on their council tax for up to a year in one part of the region.
The plans for the Richmondshire district of North Yorkshire follow last year's severe weather and as Claire Montgomery reports, they're being welcomed by those whose homes were flooded.
You can watch her full report below.
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