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The bangladesh flood -1999


Indeed deforestation in the headwaters is also believed to be responsible for the
increased soil erosion which has led to large amount of silt being washed into the rivers

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and subsequently being deposited on the river bed, reducing its channel capacity and
increasing the likelihood of flooding.

Bangladesh is an LEDC and its lack of money and heavy national debt means that little
money is available to spend on flood protection methods / defences and many existing
defences lack…

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