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Flooding Minister Dan Rogerson came to Bridgwater today to chair a meeting on the Somerset Action Plan.
The proposal will concentrate on river management, and will be submitted to the Government next month.
Our Somerset correspondent David Woodland spoke to Mr Rogerson just after the meeting finished:-
James Hall, a farmer previously featured on ITV News, says the water levels at his farm are improving but the extent of the damage is becoming more apparent.
James Hall, a farmer from Somerset who was affected by flooding, told ITV News the government's offer of a £5,000 grant is "a drop in the ocean."
He said the cost won't cover the loses at his farm, or the work that still needs to be done.
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The flood water in Moorland is starting to recede but there is still a long way to go before most people can return to their homes.
The Government has announced rural homes and businesses damaged by the floods can apply for up to £5,000 to make them more resilient.