Flashcards in Explain How The Effects Of River Flooding Are Reduced Deck (5)
Name two ways in which river flooding is reduced
-The environment agency
-House design (Bangladesh)
What does the environment agency do to reduce the effects of river flooding?
-Provide warning codes to inform people
-A flood rise map is posted on their website
-People can call floodline for information
How does the environment agency's work help protect people?
Allows people to evacuate in time which saves lives and gives people time to move valuables upstairs which reduces economic costs
How does the house design in Bangladesh help reduce the effects of flooding?
Houses can move up and down on stilts