The fight to stop Venice from flooding – BBC News

BBC News

Dec 18, 2019

It’s a month since high tides struck Venice, causing devastating flooding. The city’s mayor estimated damage at over a billion euros. A system of floodgates called MOSE, under construction for years, should have prevented the disaster. But it’s been delayed and mired in corruption. So is MOSE the lifeline Venice needs – or is it doomed to failure?

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