Bangladesh Case Study
July - September 2004
70% of the country is less than 1 metre above sea level - 150 million people.
LONG TERM CAUSES
- Global Warming - Severe weather. E.g. violent monsoons and sea level rise.
- Poorly maintained river and lake embankments, this means the maximum river discharge is low.
SHORT TERM CAUSES
- Monsoon season - The ground was already …