River flooding in LEDC

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  • Created on: 01-04-15 13:35
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  • River flooding in LEDC
    • Locate
      • Pakistan
      • 2010
      • Indus river
        • 69 000Km2 affected
          • Rivers bust banks through Indus river basin
    • Causes
      • Physical
        • unusually heavy monsoon rains
        • Rivers bust banks through Indus river basin
      • Human
        • LEDC = vastly populated
        • Gov. weak = slow to respond
    • Effects
      • Social
        • 1600 died
        • 20 million people affected
          • 10% of population
        • Over 700,000 homes damage
      • Economic
        • 6.5 million crops washed away
        • 1000 bridges destroyed
        • Repairs cost $4 billion
      • Environmental
        • 20% of country affected
    • Responces
      • Immediate
        • Pakistan military resue effort
          • Rescuing 350,000 people
        • Flood aid given from international organisations
        • UN world food program provide immedate aid
      • Long-Term
        • Pakistan gov. critisided for slow responce
        • 3 months later, 7 million people still displaced

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