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Bangladesh Flood: LEDC CASE STUDY
Bangladesh is an LEDC in Asia. It's surrounded by India on both sides and backs
onto the coast, the Indian ocean. It has a population of 125million inhabitants,
with a GNP of $200 a head which is one of the poorest in the world. Bangladesh…

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Snow melting from the Himalayas takes place in late spring and summer
increasing river discharge.
Bangladesh experiences heavy monsoon rains over the highlands meaning
that after an increased period of time the soil will have infiltrated too much
water and the rain will have to run-off.
Tropical storms carry heavy…

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Diseases spread quickly because of bugs attracted to water biting people
and infecting them with bronchitis, cholera and diarrhea.
Many possessions were lost ­ ½ a million cattle and poultry along with 2
million tons of rice
The floods in 1998 cost $1 billion overall.
Bangladesh did many things to…

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