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South Asia and Bangladesh Floods - 2007

11th September 2007 in Dhaka, there had been respite in the rain and onrush of water upstream
was travelling south to the central part of Bangladesh taking the death toll to 959. 10.5 million were
effected by the floods.

Causes:

South Asia has…

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Rivers had sewage in them and water supplies contaminated

Fertile soil deposited onto flood plain

Long term impacts

Social Impacts:

Schools were destroyed so until schools are repaired it will be a while until education
continues. 4,000 schools were affected with 44 completely destroyed


Economic Impacts:

Economy will suffer as…

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