Carlisle flood

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  • Carlisle flood
    • River Eden
    • Primary effects
      • 3 deaths
      • Around 3000 homeless
      • 4 schools flooded
      • 350 business were shut down
    • Secondary effects
      • Around 3000 jobs were lost
      • Children missed out on education
      • Stress related illness increased after the flood
  • It happened on the 8th january 2005
    • Carlisle flood
      • River Eden
      • Primary effects
        • 3 deaths
        • Around 3000 homeless
        • 4 schools flooded
        • 350 business were shut down
      • Secondary effects
        • Around 3000 jobs were lost
        • Children missed out on education
        • Stress related illness increased after the flood
  • Causes
    • Heavey rainfall 200 mm fell in 36 hours
    • Carlisle is an urban area increases surface runoff
  • Flood protection measures
    • Leaflets handed
  • Defence wall and levees on the river to prevent flooding
    • Flood protection measures
      • Leaflets handed

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