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Cameron views tidal surge damage in flood hit town

David Cameron surveyed the extent of the flood damage as he visited a town hit by last week's tidal surge. The Prime Minister visited Wells-next-the-Sea in north Norfolk and met those whose properties were damaged.

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Army 'waiting to assist' Norfolk flood effort

The Ministry of Defence said "a small number of personnel" had been drafted in to help local authorities deal with flooding in Norfolk.Major Simon Ward, of the Light Dragoons, told the Eastern Daily Press that 65 troops from B and C squadrons are on stand-by at Gorleston fire station.He said:

We're still awaiting tasking from the fire service, but we've undergone some training in flood barrier erection and are waiting to assist should we need to.

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