Case Study Summary, Unit 1 (Bangladesh)

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Bangladesh
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Large population of 125 million
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Experiences tropical storms/floods every year
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Most of country is 1m above sea level
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Flood water is used to replenish ground water reserves
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Provides nutrient rich sediment for vegetablle production in the dry season
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Provides a resource for aqua-culture (over 10% oof annual export)
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Impacts of flood are more disasterous than the flood itself
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Spreads diseases
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Building costs and maintenance costs - too high for Bangladesh to afford
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