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Using Sandbags for Flood Protection

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Flood ProtectionMother Nature can be completely unpredictable, and although modern science has unlocked ways to predict oncoming natural disasters, response programs and protection systems in even the most developed still aren’t perfect.Fortunately, there are ways to minimize the damage that these environmental conditions cause. Floods are one of the most common natural disasters around the world, so common that the news doesn’t even cover every flood. Floods are common for cities near the coast, as well as cities and towns that make their homes around rivers or in areas with unusually high rainfall.