The impact of deliberate flooding on rural communities

The National Catholic Rural Life Conference newsletter this week carries a statement about the impact of deliberate flooding on rural communities.

It begins: "This is not a criticism of those necessary actions, nor questioning a 'cities first' policy, that is clearly carried out for the safety and security of human lives. But before we simply let the waters drain away and mark this as another spring flood – albeit, a major historical one - let’s take a moment to understand the actual impact on farmers and rural communities."

Read the full statement here.