bangladesh flooding

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  • Created on: 11-12-12 19:21
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  • Bangladesh
    • Bangladesh is an LEDC - it therefore does not have money to implement large schemes
    • advantages of living here
      • The flat floodplains of the delta are very fertile
    • disadvantages of living here
      • the low lying islands are very  vunerable to floods
      • difficult to get flood warnings out
        • poor comunications- many locals dont own their own television or phone.
    • sustainable ways of reducing floods
      • building coastal flood shelters on stilts
      • early warning system
    • The Flood Action Plan is funded by the world bank. It funds projects to monitor flood levels and construct flood banks/artificial levees
    • 80% of Bangladesh is on a floodplain and most of which is only 1 m etre above sea level




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