GCSE Geography - Water On The Land Casestudies

heyy, this document includes flooding case studies (rich and poor) and also a UK Reservoir cast study, these are just a few notes, hopefully in the exam they will be expanded :) please comment and rate :)

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Flooding Rich Flooding Poor UK Reservoir

Carlisle, England Bangladesh and India (South Rutland Water ­ East
8th Jan 05 Asia) Midlands
River Eden July and August 3007 Covers 12 kilometre square
Rivers ­ Brahmaputa and area, filled with water from
Ganges two rivers

Causes Causes Economic
Heavy rainfall ­ 200mm…

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Temporary Blocked transport
accommodation slowed down any
Long term Responses evacuations
Community groups set Distribution of food,
up to provide emotional water and medical aid
support Long term Responses
Flood defence scheme International charities
set up funded the rebuilding of
homes
Some homes have been
rebuilt on stilts, less
likely…

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