Recovery Will Take Months In Flood-Devastated Germany
Germany and Belgium are still reeling from devastating floods that have killed more than 180 people.
MICHEL MARTIN, HOST:
Germany and Belgium are beginning to recover from historic flooding that has devastated parts of those countries and left more than 180 people dead. German Chancellor Angela Merkel toured some of the affected areas today.
NPR's Rob Schmitz has spent the day in one of the hard-hit towns in Germany, and he's here with us now to tell us more of what he saw. Rob, thanks so much for being here.
ROB SCHMITZ, BYLINE: Well, thanks for having me, Michel.
MARTIN: Could you just start by telling us where you are?