LiveSOMERSET FLOODING: Military drafted in to help victims

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Summary

  • Red Cross vehicles - used in international humanitarian disasters - deployed to Somerset.
  • David Cameron pledges to dredge Rivers Tone and Parrett.
  • Emergency Cobra committee meeting held by The Government yesterday.
  • Environment Secretary Owen Paterson drafts in military help for flood victims.
  • Hundreds of homes still underwater and cut off since Christmas.

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