Coastal flooding in Bangladesh. Aims. You will understand how coastal flooding occurs in Bangladesh. (Causes). How does coastal flooding affect peoples lives? (Effects, Citizenship). How can the problem of coastal flooding be limited to help the people of Bangladesh. Where is Bangladesh?.
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You will understand how coastal flooding occurs in Bangladesh. (Causes)
How does coastal flooding affect peoples lives? (Effects, Citizenship)
How can the problem of coastal flooding be limited to help the people of Bangladesh.
Bangladesh is a Less Economically Developed Country.
Bangladesh is a low lying country.
Cyclones are common in The Bay of Bengal.
Bangladesh has very few sea defences as they are expensive
Three major rivers flow through Bangladesh: Ganges, Brahmaputra, Maghna.
Diseases such as Malaria and Cholera develop in the warm damp conditions.
Crops are destroyed by the floodwaters creating food shortages.
Many people are made homeless by the flood.
The floods cost millions of $ of damage.
Many people drown in the floodwaters.
How can the effects of coastal flooding be limited in Bangladesh? (Solutions)
Build dams in the upper course of the rivers.
Better warning systems.
Grow mangrove swamps into the sea.
Build coastal sea defences.