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Rising waters in Carolinas after Florence

Water from the flooded Waccamaw River surrounds a house  in Conway, South Carolina, September 19, 2018. REUTERS/Randall Hill

Water from the flooded Waccamaw River surrounds a house in Conway, South Carolina, September 19, 2018. REUTERS/Randall Hill

Water from the flooded Waccamaw River surrounds a house in Conway, South Carolina, September 19, 2018. REUTERS/Randall Hill
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After being stranded for five days at her home, Jay Gerald checks the flood waters from a National Guard transport vehicle while being evacuated in Whiteville, North Carolina, September 18, 2018. REUTERS/Randall Hill

After being stranded for five days at her home, Jay Gerald checks the flood waters from a National Guard transport vehicle while being evacuated in Whiteville, North Carolina, September 18, 2018. REUTERS/Randall Hill

After being stranded for five days at her home, Jay Gerald checks the flood waters from a National Guard transport vehicle while being evacuated in Whiteville, North Carolina, September 18, 2018. REUTERS/Randall Hill
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President Trump hands out food through a car window while visiting a distribution center outside the Temple Baptist Church on a tour of Hurricane Florence recovery efforts in New Bern, North Carolina, September 19, 2018. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

President Trump hands out food through a car window while visiting a distribution center outside the Temple Baptist Church on a tour of Hurricane Florence recovery efforts in New Bern, North Carolina, September 19, 2018. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

President Trump hands out food through a car window while visiting a distribution center outside the Temple Baptist Church on a tour of Hurricane Florence recovery efforts in New Bern, North Carolina, September 19, 2018. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
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A road is blocked by flood waters in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence in Kinston, North Carolina, September 19, 2018. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

A road is blocked by flood waters in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence in Kinston, North Carolina, September 19, 2018. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

A road is blocked by flood waters in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence in Kinston, North Carolina, September 19, 2018. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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People look at a section of a washed-out road damaged by flood waters in Currie, North Carolina, September 18, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

People look at a section of a washed-out road damaged by flood waters in Currie, North Carolina, September 18, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

People look at a section of a washed-out road damaged by flood waters in Currie, North Carolina, September 18, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake
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Jimmy Shackleford, 74, of Burgaw transports his son Jim Shackleford and his wife Lisa, and their pets Izzy, Bella and Nala (in the cage) in the bucket of his tractor as the Northeast Cape Fear River breaks its banks in Burgaw, North Carolina, September 17, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

Jimmy Shackleford, 74, of Burgaw transports his son Jim Shackleford and his wife Lisa, and their pets Izzy, Bella and Nala (in the cage) in the bucket of his tractor as the Northeast Cape Fear River breaks its banks in Burgaw, North Carolina,...more

Jimmy Shackleford, 74, of Burgaw transports his son Jim Shackleford and his wife Lisa, and their pets Izzy, Bella and Nala (in the cage) in the bucket of his tractor as the Northeast Cape Fear River breaks its banks in Burgaw, North Carolina, September 17, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake
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U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Air and Marine Operations (AMO), from Tucson, Arizona, rescue an adult from flood waters in the Cape Fear waterway in eastern North Carolina, September 17, 2018.

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U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Air and Marine Operations (AMO), from Tucson, Arizona, rescue an adult from flood waters in the Cape Fear waterway in eastern North Carolina, September 17, 2018. U.S. Customs and Border Protection/Jaime Rodriguez...more

U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Air and Marine Operations (AMO), from Tucson, Arizona, rescue an adult from flood waters in the Cape Fear waterway in eastern North Carolina, September 17, 2018. U.S. Customs and Border Protection/Jaime Rodriguez Sr./via REUTERS
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Grayson Brewster of Conway, checks with his boat paddle, a mound of floating fire ants in the flooded Waccamaw River in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence now downgraded to a tropical depression in Conway, South Carolina, September 19, 2018. REUTERS/Randall Hill

Grayson Brewster of Conway, checks with his boat paddle, a mound of floating fire ants in the flooded Waccamaw River in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence now downgraded to a tropical depression in Conway, South Carolina, September 19, 2018....more

Grayson Brewster of Conway, checks with his boat paddle, a mound of floating fire ants in the flooded Waccamaw River in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence now downgraded to a tropical depression in Conway, South Carolina, September 19, 2018. REUTERS/Randall Hill
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Houses sit in floodwater on the outskirts of Lumberton, North Carolina September 17, 2018. REUTERS/Jason Miczek

Houses sit in floodwater on the outskirts of Lumberton, North Carolina September 17, 2018. REUTERS/Jason Miczek

Houses sit in floodwater on the outskirts of Lumberton, North Carolina September 17, 2018. REUTERS/Jason Miczek
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A cat clings to the side of a trailer amidst flood waters before it was saved as the Northeast Cape Fear River breaks its banks in the aftermath Hurricane Florence in Burgaw, North Carolina, September 17, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

A cat clings to the side of a trailer amidst flood waters before it was saved as the Northeast Cape Fear River breaks its banks in the aftermath Hurricane Florence in Burgaw, North Carolina, September 17, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

A cat clings to the side of a trailer amidst flood waters before it was saved as the Northeast Cape Fear River breaks its banks in the aftermath Hurricane Florence in Burgaw, North Carolina, September 17, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake
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Oliver Kelly, 1 year old, cries as he is carried off the sheriff's airboat during his rescue from rising flood waters in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence in Leland, North Carolina, September 16, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

Oliver Kelly, 1 year old, cries as he is carried off the sheriff's airboat during his rescue from rising flood waters in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence in Leland, North Carolina, September 16, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

Oliver Kelly, 1 year old, cries as he is carried off the sheriff's airboat during his rescue from rising flood waters in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence in Leland, North Carolina, September 16, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake
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A soldier with the South Carolina Army National Guard helps transport a child and her family who were trapped in their vehicle as a result of flood waters in Hamer, South Carolina, September 18, 2018.

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A soldier with the South Carolina Army National Guard helps transport a child and her family who were trapped in their vehicle as a result of flood waters in Hamer, South Carolina, September 18, 2018. U.S. Army National Guard/Sgt. Brian...more

A soldier with the South Carolina Army National Guard helps transport a child and her family who were trapped in their vehicle as a result of flood waters in Hamer, South Carolina, September 18, 2018. U.S. Army National Guard/Sgt. Brian Calhoun/Handout via REUTERS
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The Rock Hill Missionary Baptist Church is seen in floodwater in Lumberton, North Carolina, September 17, 2018. REUTERS/Jason Miczek

The Rock Hill Missionary Baptist Church is seen in floodwater in Lumberton, North Carolina, September 17, 2018. REUTERS/Jason Miczek

The Rock Hill Missionary Baptist Church is seen in floodwater in Lumberton, North Carolina, September 17, 2018. REUTERS/Jason Miczek
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A man swims in a flooded street after the passage of Hurricane Florence in New Bern, North Carolina, September 16, 2018. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

A man swims in a flooded street after the passage of Hurricane Florence in New Bern, North Carolina, September 16, 2018. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

A man swims in a flooded street after the passage of Hurricane Florence in New Bern, North Carolina, September 16, 2018. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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A volunteer from the community pulls a boat holding a mother and several of her children during their rescue from rising flood waters in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, in Leland, North Carolina, September 16, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

A volunteer from the community pulls a boat holding a mother and several of her children during their rescue from rising flood waters in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, in Leland, North Carolina, September 16, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

A volunteer from the community pulls a boat holding a mother and several of her children during their rescue from rising flood waters in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, in Leland, North Carolina, September 16, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake
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Panicked dogs that were left caged by an owner who fled rising flood waters in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, are rescued by volunteer rescuer David Rebollar in Leland, North Carolina, September 16, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

Panicked dogs that were left caged by an owner who fled rising flood waters in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, are rescued by volunteer rescuer David Rebollar in Leland, North Carolina, September 16, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

Panicked dogs that were left caged by an owner who fled rising flood waters in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, are rescued by volunteer rescuer David Rebollar in Leland, North Carolina, September 16, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake
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Panicked dogs that were left caged by an owner who fled rising flood waters in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, swim free after their release in Leland, North Carolina, September 16, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

Panicked dogs that were left caged by an owner who fled rising flood waters in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, swim free after their release in Leland, North Carolina, September 16, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

Panicked dogs that were left caged by an owner who fled rising flood waters in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, swim free after their release in Leland, North Carolina, September 16, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake
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Lewis Combs, 85, and his wife Betty, 77, look out at the rising flood waters surrounding the church where they had been sheltering for three days from the effects of Hurricane Florence in Leland, North Carolina, September 16, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

Lewis Combs, 85, and his wife Betty, 77, look out at the rising flood waters surrounding the church where they had been sheltering for three days from the effects of Hurricane Florence in Leland, North Carolina, September 16, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan...more

Lewis Combs, 85, and his wife Betty, 77, look out at the rising flood waters surrounding the church where they had been sheltering for three days from the effects of Hurricane Florence in Leland, North Carolina, September 16, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake
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A boat sits in a backyard after the pass of Hurricane Florence in New Bern, North Carolina, September 16, 2018. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

A boat sits in a backyard after the pass of Hurricane Florence in New Bern, North Carolina, September 16, 2018. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

A boat sits in a backyard after the pass of Hurricane Florence in New Bern, North Carolina, September 16, 2018. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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Iva Williamson (C), 4 years old, runs through flood waters submerging a street to a boat as others wait to board during their rescue from rising flood waters in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence in Leland, North Carolina, September 16, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

Iva Williamson (C), 4 years old, runs through flood waters submerging a street to a boat as others wait to board during their rescue from rising flood waters in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence in Leland, North Carolina, September 16, 2018....more

Iva Williamson (C), 4 years old, runs through flood waters submerging a street to a boat as others wait to board during their rescue from rising flood waters in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence in Leland, North Carolina, September 16, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake
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A statue of an angel is partially submerged by flood waters in the cemetery of a church where residents took shelter and later evacuated, in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence in Leland, North Carolina, September 16, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

A statue of an angel is partially submerged by flood waters in the cemetery of a church where residents took shelter and later evacuated, in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence in Leland, North Carolina, September 16, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

A statue of an angel is partially submerged by flood waters in the cemetery of a church where residents took shelter and later evacuated, in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence in Leland, North Carolina, September 16, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake
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A boat is seen sitting in a backyard as people arrive to their properties to see the destruction and clean their houses after the pass of Hurricane Florence in New Bern, North Carolina, September 16, 2018. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

A boat is seen sitting in a backyard as people arrive to their properties to see the destruction and clean their houses after the pass of Hurricane Florence in New Bern, North Carolina, September 16, 2018. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

A boat is seen sitting in a backyard as people arrive to their properties to see the destruction and clean their houses after the pass of Hurricane Florence in New Bern, North Carolina, September 16, 2018. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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Street signs are mostly submerged by rising flood waters in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence in Leland, North Carolina, September 16, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

Street signs are mostly submerged by rising flood waters in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence in Leland, North Carolina, September 16, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

Street signs are mostly submerged by rising flood waters in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence in Leland, North Carolina, September 16, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake
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Parts of a dock remains inside of a house as people clean their properties after the pass of Hurricane Florence in New Bern, North Carolina, September 16, 2018. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Parts of a dock remains inside of a house as people clean their properties after the pass of Hurricane Florence in New Bern, North Carolina, September 16, 2018. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Parts of a dock remains inside of a house as people clean their properties after the pass of Hurricane Florence in New Bern, North Carolina, September 16, 2018. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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Debris and items from local houses lie scattered in the parking lot after the pass of Hurricane Florence in New Bern, North Carolina, September 16, 2018. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Debris and items from local houses lie scattered in the parking lot after the pass of Hurricane Florence in New Bern, North Carolina, September 16, 2018. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Debris and items from local houses lie scattered in the parking lot after the pass of Hurricane Florence in New Bern, North Carolina, September 16, 2018. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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Obrad Gavrilovic peers out the window of his flooded home while considering whether to leave with his wife and pets, as waters rise in Bolivia, North Carolina, September 15, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

Obrad Gavrilovic peers out the window of his flooded home while considering whether to leave with his wife and pets, as waters rise in Bolivia, North Carolina, September 15, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

Obrad Gavrilovic peers out the window of his flooded home while considering whether to leave with his wife and pets, as waters rise in Bolivia, North Carolina, September 15, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake
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Coast Guard members inspect the flood waters in the neighborhood of Mayfair in Lumberton, North Carolina, September 16, 2018. REUTERS/Jason Miczek

Coast Guard members inspect the flood waters in the neighborhood of Mayfair in Lumberton, North Carolina, September 16, 2018. REUTERS/Jason Miczek

Coast Guard members inspect the flood waters in the neighborhood of Mayfair in Lumberton, North Carolina, September 16, 2018. REUTERS/Jason Miczek
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Residents help an elderly man evacuate a flooding trailer community in Lumberton, North Carolina, September 15, 2018. REUTERS/Randall Hill

Residents help an elderly man evacuate a flooding trailer community in Lumberton, North Carolina, September 15, 2018. REUTERS/Randall Hill

Residents help an elderly man evacuate a flooding trailer community in Lumberton, North Carolina, September 15, 2018. REUTERS/Randall Hill
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A shirtless Jordan McKeon and his friend Nathaniel Harrison try to free a stalled car that became stranded in rising flood waters while trying to cross an inundated bridge, in Boiling Spring Lakes, North Carolina, September 15, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

A shirtless Jordan McKeon and his friend Nathaniel Harrison try to free a stalled car that became stranded in rising flood waters while trying to cross an inundated bridge, in Boiling Spring Lakes, North Carolina, September 15, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan...more

A shirtless Jordan McKeon and his friend Nathaniel Harrison try to free a stalled car that became stranded in rising flood waters while trying to cross an inundated bridge, in Boiling Spring Lakes, North Carolina, September 15, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake
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Flood waters lap at a high water warning sign that was partially pushed over by Hurricane Florence on Oak Island, North Carolina, September 15, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

Flood waters lap at a high water warning sign that was partially pushed over by Hurricane Florence on Oak Island, North Carolina, September 15, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

Flood waters lap at a high water warning sign that was partially pushed over by Hurricane Florence on Oak Island, North Carolina, September 15, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake
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During a driving rain, Maggie Belgie of The Cajun Navy, carries a child evacuating a flooding trailer community during Hurricane Florence in Lumberton, North Carolina, September 15, 2018. REUTERS/Randall Hill

During a driving rain, Maggie Belgie of The Cajun Navy, carries a child evacuating a flooding trailer community during Hurricane Florence in Lumberton, North Carolina, September 15, 2018. REUTERS/Randall Hill

During a driving rain, Maggie Belgie of The Cajun Navy, carries a child evacuating a flooding trailer community during Hurricane Florence in Lumberton, North Carolina, September 15, 2018. REUTERS/Randall Hill
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Boats pushed away from the dock are seen on a street during the passing of Hurricane Florence in the town of New Bern, North Carolina, September 14, 2018. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Boats pushed away from the dock are seen on a street during the passing of Hurricane Florence in the town of New Bern, North Carolina, September 14, 2018. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Boats pushed away from the dock are seen on a street during the passing of Hurricane Florence in the town of New Bern, North Carolina, September 14, 2018. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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A woman in a wheelchair and attached to a breathing tube is rescued by members of the U.S. Army during the passing of Hurricane Florence in the town of New Bern, North Carolina, September 14, 2018. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

A woman in a wheelchair and attached to a breathing tube is rescued by members of the U.S. Army during the passing of Hurricane Florence in the town of New Bern, North Carolina, September 14, 2018. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

A woman in a wheelchair and attached to a breathing tube is rescued by members of the U.S. Army during the passing of Hurricane Florence in the town of New Bern, North Carolina, September 14, 2018. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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A man walks through flooded streets during the passing of Hurricane Florence in the town of New Bern, North Carolina, September 14, 2018. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

A man walks through flooded streets during the passing of Hurricane Florence in the town of New Bern, North Carolina, September 14, 2018. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

A man walks through flooded streets during the passing of Hurricane Florence in the town of New Bern, North Carolina, September 14, 2018. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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Leaves, branches and other debris surround and cover a sports car after Hurricane Florence hit Wilmington, North Carolina, September 14, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

Leaves, branches and other debris surround and cover a sports car after Hurricane Florence hit Wilmington, North Carolina, September 14, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

Leaves, branches and other debris surround and cover a sports car after Hurricane Florence hit Wilmington, North Carolina, September 14, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake
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