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1. Heavy Monsoon rains fall

By Victor Jones,2015-01-08 04:19
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Flooding in Bangladesh Bangladesh, Asia, India, Nepal flood shelters, the Himalayas, monsoon, embankments, flood walls, dredge, infrastructure, flood shelters 1. Heavy Monsoon rains fall 2. The riverbanks were strengthened 3. Bangladesh is..

Flooding in Bangladesh

Bangladesh, Asia, India, Nepal flood shelters, the Himalayas, monsoon, embankments,

flood walls, dredge, infrastructure, flood shelters

1. Heavy Monsoon rains fall 2. The riverbanks were strengthened

    3. Bangladesh is a very flat country 4. Many people in Nepal burn firewood for

     fuel

    5. Bangladesh is very low lying 6. Rivers bring silt into Bangladesh, where it

     is deposited to form new flat and low land

    7. Many bridges and railways were swept 8. Water purification tablets were sent to away Bangladesh

    9. Rice crops were ruined 10. The Ganges and Brahmaputra are great

     rivers that meet in Bangladesh

11. Many people were drowned 12. The lower slopes of the Himalayas have

     the heaviest rainfall in the world

    13. The River Ganges is full of soil and mud 14. Bangladesh is very poor and cannot

     afford all the flood defences she needs

    15. Many parts of Bangladesh have no flood 16. The land is drained before the Monsoon protection season begins

    17. Dirty drinking water has brought about 18. Millions of pounds were sent to help many diseases people in Bangladesh

19. Many people were made homeless 20. Wells are built with high walls

    21. Many people have been bitten by 22. The river was divided into sections to poisonous snakes stop future floods

23. Many bridges over the river Ganges 24. Many public buildings were built on stilts

    have been washed away

    25. The Himalayas provided water for the 26. Plans are made to build 5000 rivers in Bangladesh emergency shelters

27. Trees in the Himalayas have been cut 28. Britain sent boats and helicopters

    down

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