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Bangladesh Brochure

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Location of Bangladesh Bangladesh is situated either side of the tropic of cancer. India shares its border with Bangladesh. The three main river flows through Bangladesh are the meghna, the Brahmaputra and the Ganges. The north of Bangladesh is the Himalaya Mountains, the highest mountains in the world. To the south is the Bay of Bengal. The Land & People Landforms: Flood Plains Population: 126 Million Delta Population Density: 800 per square kilometer The Land is Under 15 meters above sea levels 230 of rivers in Bangladesh What are Tropical Cyclones? Tropical storm, typhoon or hurricane is a type of low pressure system which generally forms in the tropics. While they can be highly destructive, tropical cyclones are an important part of the atmosphere circulation system which moves heat from the equatorial region toward the higher latitude. ...read more.

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Long Term & Short Term Solutions These are solution to prevent flooding in Bangladesh, short term meaning for a flood which comes once or twice but long term is when it remains therefore 10-15 years. The solution which has been listed below will have a key of stars, the solution with the most stars is expensive whereas with not many stars meaning not so much expensive. The other key is on my opinion whether they are good for presentation of floods in Bangladesh or not or whether they are alright, the key would be 3 different smiley faces. 1. Building Embankments along the River Channel - Plan 1-Embankments This would prevent the water from overflowing of the water while the water discharge is taking place. ...read more.

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Advantage - Farmers back to work quicker Plan 5-Proof Sheds Disadvantage - not preventing flooding, loose out on the other crops Low income in the beginning 5. Build flood proof grain storage sheds - Sheds built on stilts, preserve the building with food and water Advantage - ensure that villagers had food and clean water Plan 6-Tube Wells Disadvantage - have to fill the shed every time after flood, not preventing the flood 6. Sink new tube wells - Build wells which will protect water supply during flood Advantage - safe drinking water and prevent diseases Plan 7- Warning System Disadvantage - Bangladesh still be flooded. 7. Emergency warning system - Trained operators will be provided, to predict the discharge this will tell whether it will be a flood. Advantage - allowing time for evacuation Disadvantages - parts of Bangladesh still flooded and people still cant do much to save there own lives ?? ?? ?? ?? ...read more.

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