Water on the Land: poor flooding

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  • Created on: 18-05-15 19:48
Where? (poor flood)
Bangladesh and India (South Asia)
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When? (poor flood)
July and August 2007
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Rivers?
Brahmaputra and Ganges
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Three causes?
Heavy rainfall, melting snow from Himalayas, both rivers peaked at same time
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Primary effects?
2000 deaths, 25 million homeless
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Secondary effects
Children lost out on education, 100000 caught water borne diseases
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Immediate responses?
Didn’t evacuate area bc blocked transport links, governments and international charities distributed supplies
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Long term responses?
International charities helped rebuilding homes, homes rebuilt on stilts
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