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how is levees formed?
layers of materials from successive flooding increases height of banks
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how is a waterfall formed?
soft rock gets eroded and a plunge pool is formed then hard rock collapses
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what happens to the waterfall after this process?
it retreats
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name some physical factors of flooding
prolongued rainfall,relief,impermeable surfaces,snowmelt and heavy rainfall
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name some human factors of flooding
deforestation and buildings on the drainage basin
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name an example of floodings in a MEDC country
Carlisle, England
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give some primary effects of carlisle flooding
3 deaths,rivers were polluted with sewage, 3000 people homeless,4 schools severely flooded
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give some secondary effects of carlisle flooding
1 school closed for a month, stress related illnesses rose,3000 jobs at risk
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give some short term responses of carlisle flooding
people evacuated, reception centres opened to provise food,water etc,temporary accomodation set up
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give some long term responses of carlisle flooding
community groups were set up for emotional support, flood defence scheme set up to improve flood defences
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name an example of flooding in an LEDC country
south asia, bangladesh and india
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give some primary responses of bangladesh flooding
2000 deaths, rivers polluted,factories closed,44 schools detroyed,25 million homeless
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give some secondary responses of bangladesh flooding
food prices rose,100000 people caught water-bourne diseases
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give some short term responses of bangladesh flooding
blocked transport, international charities distributed food ,water etc, recue boats sent to help those stranded
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give some long term responses of bangladesh flooding
international charities funded rebuilings of homes, some houses damagedby flood
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how is a waterfall formed?

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name some physical factors of flooding

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name some human factors of flooding

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