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Physical causes
· Most of the country is one massive floodplain and delta of three rivers: Ganges,
Brahmaputra and Meghna
· The peak discharge of these rivers has been known to coincide
· 70% of the country is less than 1m above sea level
· 10% of the country is…

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· Rebuilding/repairing houses and infrastructure
· Contruction:
Dams
Levees
Escape systems
Flood shelters
Floodwater storage
· Dredging
· Plant trees (afforestation)
· Educate people about what to do in the event of a flood
· Build roads on higher ground so they aren't affected by floods
· Improved warning and…

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