Geography Pakistan Floods 2010 Case Study

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  • Pakistan Floods 2010
    • Location
      • Asia
        • West of India
        • River Indus
          • N.W Pakistan
    • Aid
      • Short Term
        • Rescue
        • Clean water
        • Food
        • Medical Help
        • Shelter
      • Long Term
        • Monitor river levels
        • Sand Bags
        • Higher banks
        • Dams
    • Causes
      • Natural
        • Heavy rain within short period (monsoon)
        • Drought
          • Soil hard
            • Impermeable
              • Surface run off
                • Straight into river Indus
                  • FLOOD
                    • Flood on flood plains
      • Human
        • Dams
          • Reservoirs
            • Hold water for rest of year
          • Released some water to stop burst
            • More water in river
        • Population
          • Live by river or on flood plain
            • because of water supply and fertile land
    • Effects
      • Human
        • People Killed
        • Roads damaged
          • No access
            • No aid
              • Helicopters
                • Drop aid
                  • Bundle
                    • Weakest doesn't get it
        • Homes and farm land ruined
          • Lost Possessions
            • Rely on aid
              • If no aid find refugee camp
          • Destroyed
            • Homeless
              • Shelter
                • No warmth
                  • Illness
          • Crops ruined
            • No money
              • Silting
                • minerals in land
                  • Free
        • Clean water
          • Contaminated
            • Drinking water dirty
              • Illness
                • Death
        • Businesses
          • Products ruined
            • Loss money
              • Nothing to sell
                • No customers
                  • Bankrupt
        • Facilitates (Schools, health centres)
      • Natural
        • Silting
          • Farmland
            • Fertilised
        • Wildlife habitats
          • Ruined
            • Dead animals
              • Spread disease
        • Water pollution
          • Water been in contact with rubbish and people
            • Back into river
              • People drink from it
                • Illness

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