About 6,500 homes have been flooded in the UK since December. But what happens to a house when the flood water recedes?
For many flood victims, it's when the water goes down that people hit rock bottom.
"All the initial bonhomie and community cohesion goes and people are confronted with the harsh reality that their home has been badly flooded," says Mary Dhonau, who became a flood consultant after her home was flooded in 2000.
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