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Figanières Flood


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Figanières suffered severe damage, with several deaths, from a flood on Tuesday 15 June 2010. With a rainstorm of unprecedented size in the Var hills, the worst flood in two centuries crashed through several towns in the local river valleys (Var floods 2010 map).
 
At least 25 people were killed through the region, with 13 still missing (as of 19 June).

Post Flood Visit

We visited Figanières at the end of July, six weeks after the disaster. There are almost no external signs of damage from the disaster.

The town suffered severe damage, with several deaths, from a flood on Tuesday 15 June 2010. With a rainstorm of unprecedented size in the Var hills, the worst flood in two centuries crashed through several towns in the local river valleys.

At least 25 people were killed through the region, with 13 still missing (as of 19 June).

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