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Last Updated: Wednesday April 21 2010 15:21 GMT

Boy appeals for more flood money

The town of Cockermouth was devastated by floods last November, with hundreds of families having to move out of their homes.

This happened to Owen, who now lives in a small flat while his family's house is being repaired.

Owen told Newsround that his main message to whoever wins the next election is that more money must be spent on protecting towns from floods.

Watch his report here.