Slides in this set
GENERAL · The reduction in water depth due to
FLOODING siltation increases the chances of
flooding, as the capacity of channels
are greatly reduced.
· In addition, Bangladesh is situated
near the Himalayas, therefore they
are already affected by the amount
of snowmelt they receive, as it runs
into the rivers.
· Bangladesh also experiences
monsoon period which brings strong
winds, cyclones and heavy rain.…read more
· As a direct consequence of
flooding many houses are
destroyed causing widespread
problems for the community.
· In the 2004 flood, six million
people had to build makeshift
shelters where they continued
to live in after the flood.…read more