Flooding in Siberia

Dramatic floods hit Altai with fears of worse to come

Source: Siberian Times

These pictures in the link below are from the Altai Republic of Central Siberia. Several regions in Siberia have experienced serious flooding this spring, but Altai particularly so. Siberia’s housing shortage is an ongoing problem dating back to Communist times. For most families in Siberia, losing a home is catastrophic. Home owners insurance is virtually non-existent, and many of the homes that have been inundated are very old, what insurers would deem un-insurable.

Moscow Times Article: Altai Flooding

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