Flood Hazards: A Case Study of the Floods in Bangladesh, Asia (Presentation Slides)
Presentation for ’Physical Geography in Environmental Management’ course. M.Sc. GEM, University of Southampton, School of Geography. Southampton, England, UK, 2009. 15pp. DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.2.27981.18406
15 Pages Posted: 24 Mar 2019 Last revised: 18 Dec 2019
Date Written: November 30, 2009
The presentation describes problem of flooding in Bangladesh: Among the countries that are the worst affected by climate change. Frequent natural disasters, loss of life, damage to infrastructure and economic assets, impacts on lives and livelihoods. Floods, tropical cyclones, storm surges and droughts are likely to become more frequent and severe in the coming years. Bangladesh lies in the delta of three of the largest rivers in the world – the Brahmaputra, the Ganges and the Meghna.
Keywords: Flood, Risk Assessment, Natural Hazards, Bangladesh, Asia, Typhoons, Environmentla Risks, Environmental Assessment
JEL Classification: Q20, Q23, Q24, Q30, Q39, Q50, Q51, Q52, Q54, G55, G56
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