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  1. 1. Flooding in Bangladesh<br />By Lana spieler <br />
  2. 2. What are the physical causes of floods?<br />In Bangladesh it is usually flat but near Bangladesh there are the Himalayas, the snow from them melts and flows in to Bangladesh this causes a flood. <br />Bangladesh is a mostly flat country. It floods easily. when rivers flood the water covers most of the land.<br />
  3. 3. What are the physical causes of floods?<br />The monsoon storms in Bangladesh every year cause, Bangladesh to flood.<br />They even have a monsoon season.<br />
  4. 4. What are the Human Causes of Flooding<br />Deforestation everywhere does have a huge cause, the trees before=re they are gone soke up around 1/3 of the rain water so the soil does not become saturated, without the trees the soil does become saturated and has to let water lie on top of the ground.<br />
  5. 5. In Bangladesh in the city water does not have anywhere to get into the ground, the water stays above the land and it is one of the reasons why Bangladesh floods so badly. <br />
  6. 6. Case Study 1998 Floods<br />
  7. 7. Primary effects of a flood <br />In floods one of the primary effects is drowning. This picture shows us a mandrowning in what looks like a flood. <br />Cattle die in floods. This picture shows us cattle drowning in a flood.<br />
  8. 8. Primary effects of a flood <br />In floods crops die because the oxygen can not get to the roots. In floods this is what happens.<br />
  9. 9. Drowning <br />Diseases <br />Lack of food <br />Dirty water <br />More fish for fishing <br />Rotten food<br />Lack of sanitation <br />Secondary effects of floods:<br />
  10. 10. In places that have floods with snakes, snakes can swim and try to look for shelter, the same as humans. Snake bites are fatal to humans and humans can die from the snake bites. <br />
  11. 11. Responses to Flooding<br />
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