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During the Missouri River Basin Flood of 2011, a breach at Missouri River Levee Unit L-575 in early June threatened the town of Hamburg, Iowa. The Omaha District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers teamed up with state and local entities as well as area farmers to bolster defenses against flood waters. Video by Kevin Wingert, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District. Also available in high definition.


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This work, Corps and Community Fight for Hamburg, Iowa, by Kevin Wingert, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:06.14.2011

Date Posted:08.27.2012 12:23PM

Category:Package

Video ID:153073

VIRIN:110614-A-JL076-610

Filename:DOD_100475341

Length:00:02:43

Location:HAMBURG, IA, USGlobe

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