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Australian flood damage revealed as waters recede

Flood waters in Brisbane are slowly receding and the huge clean-up operation has begun.

Officials warn the clean-up could take months and it is being compared it to a post-war reconstruction effort.

Some 15 people are thought to have been killed in the floods and more than 60 people are still missing.

Nick Bryant reports from Brisbane.

  • 13 Jan 2011
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