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Missouri Flood

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Missouri Flood

  1. 1. Mississippi Flood Andy and James
  2. 2. Where
  3. 3. Where <ul><li>United States Of America </li></ul><ul><li>Missouri River. </li></ul><ul><li>The affected area covered 840,000km² </li></ul>
  4. 4. The Effects
  5. 7. When <ul><li>April </li></ul><ul><li>May </li></ul><ul><li>June </li></ul><ul><li>July </li></ul><ul><li>August </li></ul>
  6. 8. Precipitation
  7. 9. Causes <ul><li>The Autumn of 1992 had particularly heavy rains </li></ul><ul><li>Combined with heavy Snows during the winter of 92-93 </li></ul><ul><li>James Scott </li></ul>
  8. 10. Human causes <ul><li>Urbanisation </li></ul><ul><li>Poorly built non-federal levees </li></ul><ul><li>Development </li></ul>
  9. 11. Primary Effects <ul><li>50 people died </li></ul><ul><li> 62,000 families were evacuated </li></ul><ul><li> 72,000 homes were flooded </li></ul><ul><li> 70% of levees were damaged </li></ul><ul><li> 6 million acres of farmland was flooded </li></ul>
  10. 12. Secondary Effects <ul><li>River traffic </li></ul><ul><li>Crop losses </li></ul><ul><li>Insurance </li></ul><ul><li>Threat of disease </li></ul><ul><li>No Power </li></ul>
  11. 13. Thank you For your time

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