Flood control in the geographical context, particularly in the deltaic form of Bangladesh

Bangladesh is considered to be a country worstly affected by recurring floods with devastating dimensions exposing the national economy in the hands of nature. Complete flood control in the geographical context, particularly in the deltaic form of Bangladesh is not at all a feasible option. Structural methods of flood protection are neither economically viable nor […]

Floods in Europe

In February 1995 large areas of the mainland countries in Europe were deluged with water, and floods threatened the local people and towns. The River Rhine and its many tributaries burst their banks in France, Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany, Its tributaries include the rivers Meuse, Main Moselle and Ruhr. The floods were devastation to […]

Flood – 271 words – College Essay

A flood is an overflow of water that submerges land which is normally dry. [l] The European union (ELI) Floods Directive defines a flood as a covering Bywater of land not normally covered by water. [2] In the sense of “flowing water”, the word may also be applied to the inflow of the tide. Flooding […]

A Heavy Downpour

A heavy downpour caused a flash flood in Taman Perdana recently. Last week, there was a thunderstorm rained cats and dogs. The rain started in the morning and in three days continuously. The villagers have been worried about this rain.The water level in a nearby river rose to a dangerous level. Within a few minutes, […]

The Importance of a Flood Free and Clean Living Community

The residents of Purok 5, Fellings Village, John Bosco District particularly in our area who are living near the riverbank or one of the low lying villages in the city, which is 3rd class city in the province of Surigao del Sur, Mindanao that had always been experiencing floods due to the rising of the […]

Pakistan: Flood Damage Assessment of Sindh

The worst ever floods in Pakistan’s history have destroyed homes, ravaged land and put the livelihoods of millions on a standstill. A complete assessment of losses is yet to be made as floodwaters continue to deluge parts of the Sindh province. As this report is being filed, the flooding is battering the Dadu and Jamshoro […]

Cause of Flood in Jakarta

Flood is a familiar event for the cities in the North Coast of Java, including Jakarta. Jakarta, which was built by Jan Pieters Z. Coen in the early 17th century with the concept of city water (waterfront city) is a city that is very familiar with the problems of flooding since the beginning of its […]

Physical and human flooding

I am going to compare the physical and human flooding causes for an MEDC; the UK and an LEDC; Bangladesh. The Boscastle Floods, in Cornwall occurred on August 16th 2004. Between July and September of 1998, Bangladesh also incurred large amounts of flooding. There were a number of physical factors causing the Boscastle floods. The […]

Peer Pressure Is Always Beneficial Than the Negative Character

A flood is a very large number or amount of water that rises and spreads. A stream, river, or lake floods when water overflows beyond its banks. Flooding waters cover land that is usually dry. Floods have been a part of life at all ends of the earth, they occur in forests, mountains, and even […]

Uttarakhand Floods: A Disaster of Our Own Making

Even after two weeks of rescue operations uncertainty prevails over the number of casualties and people still stuck in what is described as the worst natural disaster that has ever struck the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand. The Chief Minister of the mountainous state, Vijay Bahuguna, says that the exact number of deaths in the […]

Boscastle Floods

The Boscastle flood of 2004 occurred on Monday, 16 August 2004 in the two villages of Boscastle and Crackington Haven in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. The villages suffered extensive damage after flash floods caused by an exceptional amount of rain that fell over eight hours that afternoon. The flood in Boscastle was filmed and extensively […]

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