LEDC Bangladesh flooding case study

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How many schools where destroyed?
14,000
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How many people were affected and killed?
31 million people affected and 1050 people killed
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How many homes where destroyed or damaged?
980,000
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How much of the country was affected?
75%
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How long did the floods last?
65 days
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What has been done to prevent flooding?
Embankments created, Emergency medical stores, Flood warning systems, Boats and flood shelters available and flood proof storage sheds have been built.
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What project is now in place? Give an example of a project.
Flood action plan, 26 projects including homes raised above water and food shelters avalible
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Where is Bangladesh located?
To the east of India
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The country is very ........ so water can't be ............ easily
flat, easily
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What can cause coastal flooding?
Rising sea levels
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What does the country experience for several months each year?
Monsoon rainfall
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What rivers run through Bangladesh?
The Ganges, Meghna and Brahmaputra
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How much rice production was lost?
2.2 million tonnes
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