Boscastle Flood Revison

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What is the UK's GDP per capita?
41,787 USD
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When did the floods occur?
Monday 16 August 2004
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What are the names of the rivers flowing through Bostcastle?
Valency and Jordon
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When had floods previously hit Boscastle?
1847, 1957, 1958 and 1963
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How many buildings collapsed?
6
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At the flood's peak, how may tonnes of water per second were flowing though the village?
100
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what were the environmental impacts?
raw sewage was washed out to sea and into the river valency
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what was the total insurance claim
£4 million
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how many helicopters were used?
7
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how much was spend on a new flood defence scheme?
4.5 million (including channel widening)
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how many people were rescued from rooftops?
120
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