in Bangladesh - LEVEL ONE
through these 21 statements carefully.
the statements into their THREE groups:
Causes - what made the floods happen?
Effects - what problems did the floods bring?
Responses and Solutions - what did people have to do afterwards?
copy them neatly onto a copy of the mind map across a double page in your
is a very flat country
monsoon rains fall
is very low-lying
bridges and railways were swept away
crops were ruined
people were drowned
River Ganges is full of soil and mud
parts of Bangladesh have no flood protection
dirty water has brought about many diseases
people were made homeless
people have been bitten by poisonous snakes
bridges over the River Ganges have been washed away
Himalayas provided water for the rivers in Bangladesh
in the Himalayas have been cut down
sent boats and helicopters
are made to build 5000 Emergency shelters
riverbanks were strengthened
purification tablets were sent to Bangladesh
land is drained before the monsoon season begins
of pounds was sent to help people in Bangladesh
river was divided into sections to stop future flood