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US:Obama calls state of emergency in wake of floods

Friday, September 9, 2011

Laaska News  Sept. 9,2011

Photo: EPA  President Barack Obama has declared a state of emergency in the state of New York over massive floods caused by torrential rains in the northeast of the country.

At least five people died in the floods.

A state of emergency will enable federal agencies to join forces in saving people and property and in ensuring security throughout the state, a White House report said.
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