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  • FLOODS Done by:Farizan, Farah,Angie, Si Hui,Amirah
  • What are Floods?
    • an overflow of water
    • a form of natural disaster
    • happens when there is too much rain
    • water from the river bank overflows
    • caused by heavy rains,tides,storms,hazzards etc.
  • Types of Floods...
    • Riverine floods [fast/slow]
    • Estuarine floods
    • Coastal floods
    • Catastrophic floods
    • Muddy floods
  • Causes of floods...
    • Heavy rains from monsoons,hurricanes and tropical depression
    • Intense thunderstorm
    • Sea tidal and storm-forced winds
    • Sea storms,hurricanes,tsunami
  • Consequences of Floods...
    • Primary Effects
    • Physical damage [structure]
    • Casualties [death ]
    • Secondary Effets
    • Water supplies[contaminated]
    • Diseases
    • Food supplies[crops]
    • Trees
  • Benifits of floods...
    • soil becomes more fertile
    • providing nutrients
    • Therefore,crops can grow
  • What have been done...
    • Coastal defences have been made
    • -sea walls,beach nourishment etc.
    • Barriers were built
    • Flood gates were constructed
  • Where do floods occur...
    • China
    • North Vietnam
    • Romania
    • Netherlands
    • Bangladesh
    • etc.
  • Floods in Bangladesh..
    • Monsoon floods
    • happens due to four rivers [Brahmaputra,Meghna,Ganges,Wang]
    • occured in 1987,1988,1998,2007
    • a total of 298 people passed away and 10,211,780 people were badly affected
    • Aproximately 59 000 houses were damaged
  • Bangladesh...
    • remains a developing nation
    • too many people [population]
    • mostly work as farmers
    • inefficient use of energy resoyrces
    • insufficient power supllies
  • THANK YOU