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People and pets fleeing their homes as the flood waters rose take... News PhotoBitterfeld,Built Structure,Crisis,Dog,Emergencies and Disasters,Escape,Extreme Weather,Flood,Germany,Homeless Shelter,Horizontal,Makeshift,Natural Disaster,One Animal,People,Pets,Protection,Rose - Flower,Saxony-Anhalt,School Gymnasium,Solitude,Water,WeatherPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPPeople and pets fleeing their homes as the flood waters rose take refuge in a sports hall used as makeshift accomodation in Bitterfeld, eastern Germany, on June 6, 2013. Germany pushed on with frantic efforts to secure saturated river dykes with sandbags bracing for a surge of the worst floods in over a decade that have claimed 12 lives and forced mass evacuations across central Europe. AFP PHOTO / ODD ANDERSEN (Photo credit should read ODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images)