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DHS Case

The causes, timings and locations of each flood event

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Primary Effects
50 people died
62,000 families were evacuated

72,000 homes were flooded

70% of levees were damaged

55 towns were wrecked

6 million acres of farmland was flooded

Secondary Effects
- River traffic halted for several months this cost
businesses lots of money
- Crop losses were put…

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n systems and
the army). All
of these help
save lives in
the short term.

Response Nature + Detail
Dams and
LONG TERM: by building a series of Dams with reservoirs behind them engineers had a great ability
to control future flood water. Reservoirs store extra…

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Task Instructions
1 Read the sheet carefully. Write a definition in
your own words of each of the key terms shown
as bold italic

2 Describe in detail why each flood occurred. Use
as many key terms in your answer as possible e.g.
such as saturated, runoff, capacity, levees in…

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e) Describe the pattern of discharge between
00.00 9th April and 00.00 12th April. You should
use figures in your answer.




the thing is unreal., I went from a U to an A* instantly

Mr A Gibson


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