Islands in the stream: The extraordinary homemade dams holding back the Mississippi as desperate residents try to save their homes

Daily Mail [UK] 19th May 2011

Residents go to extreme measures to save their homes Flooding claims its first death

We’ve all undertaken home improvements but these residents in flood-stricken Mississippi have had to embark on major construction projects just to protect their houses and livelihoods.

These homes in Vicksburg are all situated along the […]