Rivers, flood and management Cumbrian flood November 2009

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Impacts of Cumbrain flood 2009

Social;

Over 1300 people had their homes flooded

Power supplies where cut off and schools closed

Lots of bridges collapsed

Economic;

Insurance companies said that damage cost came up to 100 million

Local businesses closed

Environmental;

Many livestock where killed and pastures where convered in rocks carried downstream

Farm buildings and fences and walls where destroyed

Long term impact for farmers; 

Loss in business

Have to put in flood defences

Local people;

Have to potentially relocate

Put in flood defences

shop owners;

Also invest in flood defences

Have to repair flood damges

villages;

Have…

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