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  • Rivers & People Workbook Pg 89 to 92
  • How do rivers affect people?
    • Source of drinking water & food
  • Mean of transport
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  • Hydroelectric power
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  • How do rivers affect people?
    • Fertile soil for farming
    • Deltas contain nutrients for growing crops
  • Water supply for farming
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  • Recreation & tourism
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  • Water supply for industry
    • Cooling machines
    • Washing of machines
  • How do rivers affect people?
    • Negative (Floods)
      • Loss of lives and property
      • Loss of soil fertility
      • Decrease of fish supply
      • Loss of land for farming
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  • Soil erosion
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  • Natural Barrier
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  • Case Study: River Nile
  • Benefits of River Nile (TB pg 55)
    • Fertile land for farming
    • Source of food
    • Means of transport
    • Source of drinking water
    • Hydroelectric power (Aswan Dam)
  • Negative Impact (TB pg 56)
    • Flooding
      • Spread of diseases
      • Relocation of homes & farmland
    • Lost of lives & properties
      • Destruction of farmlands & houses
    • Dam prevent nutrients to flow down the river (infertile soil)