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写真 | 2011年 04月 16日 00:50 JST

Flood siege in North Dakota

<p>A roadside sign is seen with its base submerged near Great Bend, North Dakota April 12, 2011. REUTERS/Eric Thayer </p>

A roadside sign is seen with its base submerged near Great Bend, North Dakota April 12, 2011. REUTERS/Eric more

A roadside sign is seen with its base submerged near Great Bend, North Dakota April 12, 2011. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

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<p>Workers examine a levee in Valley City, North Dakota April 13, 2011.  REUTERS/Eric Thayer</p>

Workers examine a levee in Valley City, North Dakota April 13, 2011. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Workers examine a levee in Valley City, North Dakota April 13, 2011. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

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<p>Workers reinforce a levee in Valley City, North Dakota April 13, 2011.  REUTERS/Eric Thayer</p>

Workers reinforce a levee in Valley City, North Dakota April 13, 2011. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Workers reinforce a levee in Valley City, North Dakota April 13, 2011. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

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<p>Resident Russell Lee (L) watches as Trina Lee tries to close the door to their garage behind their home in Valley City, North Dakota April 13, 2011. REUTERS/Eric Thayer </p>

Resident Russell Lee (L) watches as Trina Lee tries to close the door to their garage behind their home in more

Resident Russell Lee (L) watches as Trina Lee tries to close the door to their garage behind their home in Valley City, North Dakota April 13, 2011. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

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<p>An abandoned barn is seen submerged near Great Bend, North Dakota April 12, 2011.  REUTERS/Eric Thayer</p>

An abandoned barn is seen submerged near Great Bend, North Dakota April 12, 2011. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

An abandoned barn is seen submerged near Great Bend, North Dakota April 12, 2011. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

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<p>A van moves along a portion of Highway 29 which is covered in water, near Manvel, North Dakota April 13, 2011.   REUTERS/Eric Thayer </p>

A van moves along a portion of Highway 29 which is covered in water, near Manvel, North Dakota April 13, 20more

A van moves along a portion of Highway 29 which is covered in water, near Manvel, North Dakota April 13, 2011. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

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<p>A vehicle is seen in a rear view mirror as cars move along a portion of Highway 29 which is covered in water, near Manvel, North Dakota April 13, 2011. REUTERS/Eric Thayer </p>

A vehicle is seen in a rear view mirror as cars move along a portion of Highway 29 which is covered in watemore

A vehicle is seen in a rear view mirror as cars move along a portion of Highway 29 which is covered in water, near Manvel, North Dakota April 13, 2011. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

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<p>A home is partially submerged in the flood in Valley City, North Dakota April 13, 2011.  REUTERS/Eric Thayer </p>

A home is partially submerged in the flood in Valley City, North Dakota April 13, 2011. REUTERS/Eric Thayemore

A home is partially submerged in the flood in Valley City, North Dakota April 13, 2011. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

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<p>A road covered in water is closed off to traffic in the Burke Addition neighborhood of Grand Forks, North Dakota April 13, 2011.  REUTERS/Eric Thayer </p>

A road covered in water is closed off to traffic in the Burke Addition neighborhood of Grand Forks, North Dmore

A road covered in water is closed off to traffic in the Burke Addition neighborhood of Grand Forks, North Dakota April 13, 2011. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

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<p>Residents pile sandbags in the backyard of a residence in Valley City, North Dakota April 13, 2011. REUTERS/Eric Thayer</p>

Residents pile sandbags in the backyard of a residence in Valley City, North Dakota April 13, 2011. REUTERSmore

Residents pile sandbags in the backyard of a residence in Valley City, North Dakota April 13, 2011. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

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<p>Local student Carly Holub sits on the bank of the cresting Sheyenne River in Valley City, North Dakota April 13, 2011.    REUTERS/Eric Thayer </p>

Local student Carly Holub sits on the bank of the cresting Sheyenne River in Valley City, North Dakota Aprimore

Local student Carly Holub sits on the bank of the cresting Sheyenne River in Valley City, North Dakota April 13, 2011. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

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<p>A partially submerged sign is seen along a portion of Highway 29 covered in water near Manvel, North Dakota April 13, 2011.  REUTERS/Eric Thayer </p>

A partially submerged sign is seen along a portion of Highway 29 covered in water near Manvel, North Dakotamore

A partially submerged sign is seen along a portion of Highway 29 covered in water near Manvel, North Dakota April 13, 2011. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

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<p>Volunteers fill sandbags in Valley City, North Dakota April 14, 2011.  REUTERS/Eric Thayer </p>

Volunteers fill sandbags in Valley City, North Dakota April 14, 2011. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Volunteers fill sandbags in Valley City, North Dakota April 14, 2011. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

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<p>Volunteers reinforce a levee in Valley City, North Dakota April 14, 2011.   REUTERS/Eric Thayer </p>

Volunteers reinforce a levee in Valley City, North Dakota April 14, 2011. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Volunteers reinforce a levee in Valley City, North Dakota April 14, 2011. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

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<p>Dave Majerus (L), owner of Riverside Gardens nursery, and worker Willis Wager examine a levee protecting the business in Valley City, North Dakota April 14, 2011.  REUTERS/Eric Thayer </p>

Dave Majerus (L), owner of Riverside Gardens nursery, and worker Willis Wager examine a levee protecting thmore

Dave Majerus (L), owner of Riverside Gardens nursery, and worker Willis Wager examine a levee protecting the business in Valley City, North Dakota April 14, 2011. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

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<p>A volunteer pauses while reinforcing a levee in Valley City, North Dakota April 14, 2011. REUTERS/Eric Thayer </p>

A volunteer pauses while reinforcing a levee in Valley City, North Dakota April 14, 2011. REUTERS/Eric Thaymore

A volunteer pauses while reinforcing a levee in Valley City, North Dakota April 14, 2011. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

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<p>Workers build a levee to protect against flood waters across Main Street in Valley City, North Dakota April 14, 2011. REUTERS/Eric Thayer </p>

Workers build a levee to protect against flood waters across Main Street in Valley City, North Dakota Aprilmore

Workers build a levee to protect against flood waters across Main Street in Valley City, North Dakota April 14, 2011. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

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<p>Volunteers build a levee to hold back floodwaters in rural North Dakota April 14, 2011.  REUTERS/Eric Thayer </p>

Volunteers build a levee to hold back floodwaters in rural North Dakota April 14, 2011. REUTERS/Eric Thayemore

Volunteers build a levee to hold back floodwaters in rural North Dakota April 14, 2011. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

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<p>Volunteers reinforce a levee in Valley City, North Dakota April 14, 2011.  REUTERS/Eric Thayer </p>

Volunteers reinforce a levee in Valley City, North Dakota April 14, 2011. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Volunteers reinforce a levee in Valley City, North Dakota April 14, 2011. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

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<p>A fire hydrant in floodwaters that froze overnight is seen near a levee in Valley City, North Dakota April 14, 2011. REUTERS/Eric Thayer</p>

A fire hydrant in floodwaters that froze overnight is seen near a levee in Valley City, North Dakota April more

A fire hydrant in floodwaters that froze overnight is seen near a levee in Valley City, North Dakota April 14, 2011. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

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<p>A house is partially submerged in flood waters in Valley City, North Dakota April 14, 2011.  REUTERS/Eric Thayer </p>

A house is partially submerged in flood waters in Valley City, North Dakota April 14, 2011. REUTERS/Eric Tmore

A house is partially submerged in flood waters in Valley City, North Dakota April 14, 2011. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

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<p>A man looks at floodwaters held back by a levee in Valley City, North Dakota April 14, 2011.  REUTERS/Eric Thayer </p>

A man looks at floodwaters held back by a levee in Valley City, North Dakota April 14, 2011. REUTERS/Eric more

A man looks at floodwaters held back by a levee in Valley City, North Dakota April 14, 2011. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

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<p>A man walks along a wall near a flooded area in Valley City, North Dakota April 14, 2011.  REUTERS/Eric Thayer </p>

A man walks along a wall near a flooded area in Valley City, North Dakota April 14, 2011. REUTERS/Eric Thamore

A man walks along a wall near a flooded area in Valley City, North Dakota April 14, 2011. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

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<p>Volunteers build a levee to hold back floodwaters in rural North Dakota April 14, 2011.  REUTERS/Eric Thayer </p>

Volunteers build a levee to hold back floodwaters in rural North Dakota April 14, 2011. REUTERS/Eric Thayemore

Volunteers build a levee to hold back floodwaters in rural North Dakota April 14, 2011. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

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<p>Volunteers build a levee to hold back floodwaters in rural North Dakota April 14, 2011.  REUTERS/Eric Thayer</p>

Volunteers build a levee to hold back floodwaters in rural North Dakota April 14, 2011. REUTERS/Eric Thayemore

Volunteers build a levee to hold back floodwaters in rural North Dakota April 14, 2011. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

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<p>Residents look at floodwaters held back by a levee in Valley City, North Dakota April 14, 2011.  REUTERS/Eric Thayer </p>

Residents look at floodwaters held back by a levee in Valley City, North Dakota April 14, 2011. REUTERS/Ermore

Residents look at floodwaters held back by a levee in Valley City, North Dakota April 14, 2011. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

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<p>A volunteer builds a levee to hold back floodwaters in rural North Dakota April 14, 2011.  REUTERS/Eric Thayer </p>

A volunteer builds a levee to hold back floodwaters in rural North Dakota April 14, 2011. REUTERS/Eric Thamore

A volunteer builds a levee to hold back floodwaters in rural North Dakota April 14, 2011. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

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<p>Volunteers build a levee to hold back floodwaters in rural North Dakota April 14, 2011.  REUTERS/Eric Thayer</p>

Volunteers build a levee to hold back floodwaters in rural North Dakota April 14, 2011. REUTERS/Eric Thayemore

Volunteers build a levee to hold back floodwaters in rural North Dakota April 14, 2011. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

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<p>A sign marking a road closure is seen on a flooded road in rural North Dakota April 14, 2011.  REUTERS/Eric Thayer </p>

A sign marking a road closure is seen on a flooded road in rural North Dakota April 14, 2011. REUTERS/Ericmore

A sign marking a road closure is seen on a flooded road in rural North Dakota April 14, 2011. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

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