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.
homes in Vicksburg are all situated along the Yazoo River, a tributary
of the overflowing Mississippi River, and their owners have surrounded
themselves with tons of earth and sand.
With questions over whether the main levees that protect the area from floods would hold, these farmers took no chances and have so far saved their homes and crops from destruction.See the video below...