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  1. 1. PROJECT WORK - AMPLIACIÓN DE INGLÉS- -Johanna Pérez -Iñaki Echeverría
  2. 2. F L O O D S
  3. 3. INDEX <ul><li>What`s a flood? </li></ul><ul><li>Types of floods </li></ul><ul><li>Causes </li></ul><ul><li>Warnings </li></ul><ul><li>Consequences </li></ul><ul><li>Real stories </li></ul><ul><li>Conclusion </li></ul>
  4. 4. 1. What´s a flood? <ul><li>When there's too much water, or water in the wrong place, it's a problem we call flood. </li></ul>
  5. 5. 2. Types of floods <ul><li>They may not happen near a river </li></ul><ul><li>It starts raining too much in a short period of time. </li></ul><ul><li>Occur in a river </li></ul><ul><li>Water slowly climbs over the edges of a river </li></ul>Flash floods Regular floods
  6. 6. 2.1. REGULAR FLOODS
  7. 7. 2.2. FLASH FLOODS
  8. 8. 3.Causes <ul><li>Heavy, intense rainfall. </li></ul><ul><li>The ground can't hold anymore water. </li></ul><ul><li>Unexpected rain. </li></ul>
  9. 9. 3. Causes <ul><li>Excessive urbanization </li></ul><ul><li>( Not to follow buildings regulations ) </li></ul><ul><li>Climate change </li></ul><ul><li>Temperatures change in the clouds </li></ul>
  10. 10. “Floods are primarily natural events. Human activity influences the frequency and severity of floods, but they are created by Mother Nature.” Floods are primarily natural events. Human activity influences the frequency and severity of floods, but they are created by Mother Nature. HUMAN ACTIVITY
  11. 11. 4. Warnings <ul><li>Provide support to victims. </li></ul><ul><li>Keep away from electricity leads. </li></ul><ul><li>Take photos of all your damaged furniture due to your secure will pay you compensation. </li></ul><ul><li>Move to the highest place in your town. </li></ul><ul><li>Don´t walk throught shaking water. </li></ul><ul><li>Be calm, don´t feel terrified, helpless or frustrated. </li></ul><ul><li>Find out information about possibilities of having a flood in your area. </li></ul><ul><li>Ready to evacuate. </li></ul><ul><li>Check that electricity, water and gas are switched off. </li></ul>After During Before
  12. 13. 5. Consequences <ul><li>Maybe you will have to move home for a long time, until yours is available. </li></ul><ul><li>Perhaps your belongings will be lost. </li></ul><ul><li>It`s possible that people die or damage seriously. </li></ul><ul><li>After the flood you'll have to work hard to return to normal . </li></ul>“ The next day my dad came and we all piled in the car and drove to my grandparents farm in South Dakota. We stayed with my grandparents and went to school in the small town of Leola. We left on May 29. I found out that the flood waters never even entered our home. We were all thankful for that. The town was damaged to the tiniest detail. Then we saw people cleaning and working hard. The cleaning continued and life went on, but we will always remember the Red River that devastated our city.”
  13. 14. 6. Real stories - SPAIN (Biescas) - <ul><li>On March 27, 1996 was built Biescas camping. </li></ul><ul><li>This camping was really strange because it was in a ravine </li></ul><ul><li>On the evening of the 7 August 1996 an intense storm occurred in the river call Arás (near Biescas) </li></ul>
  14. 15. 6.1 BIESCAS <ul><li>The level of the river rose </li></ul><ul><li>The goorge was flooded </li></ul><ul><li>The water dragged trees and rocks. </li></ul><ul><li>The camping was a death trap </li></ul><ul><li>Water flooded the campsite </li></ul><ul><li>87 people died </li></ul>
  15. 16. AFTER BEFORE
  16. 17. AND NOW …
  17. 18. 6.2. Real stories – INTERNATIONAL <ul><li>90% people </li></ul><ul><li>EVECUATED </li></ul><ul><li>75% homes </li></ul><ul><li>DAMAGED </li></ul><ul><li>$2.000.000 </li></ul><ul><li>IN DAMAGE </li></ul><ul><li>NO LIFES LOST </li></ul>
  18. 20. 7.CONCLUSION <ul><li>Flood is an important natural disaster who occur many times all over the year, but… are we responsible for that? More or less. </li></ul><ul><li>Most times when flood occurs is due to the nature, because we cannot make rain. But we are a bit responsible of the pollution we create or climate change which produce this type of natural disasters. </li></ul><ul><li>SO PLEASE, TAKE OVER YOUR PLANET BECAUSE NOBODY WANTS THAT PEOPLE MAY DIE BY THIS CAUSES. </li></ul><ul><li>Think it well because that´s in your hands </li></ul>