The UK government is under increasing pressure to adequately manage flood risk whilst battling the national deficit. The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) funding increased in real terms last year to £591m for the 2012-13 period but still remains 15% lower than in 2011. Read the full story here.
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