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Residents along Thames prepare for more flooding

The Environment Agency has warned communities along the River Thames throughout Surrey, Berkshire and Oxfordshire of the risk of further flooding, after it burst its banks. There are currently more than 70 flood warnings in place.

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PM: Record levels of flood defence spending planned

David Cameron has pledged that lessons will be learned after flooding hit parts of the UK.

The Prime Minister also insisted that the Environment Agency has been given the funding to protect frontline services.

When questioned about the Environment Agency's ability to fund flood defences on the BBC's Andrew Marr Show, Mr Cameron replied: "We're spending £2.3 billion in this four-year period on flood defences which is more than the previous four-year period."

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