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1

What do the Environment Agency and the Met Office do?

Predicts and forecasts when flooding may occur

2

How can prediction help reduce the effects of coastal flooding?

-Allows people to prepare
-Allows people to move valuables upstairs if a floods going to occur
-Give information on how to prepare for a flood

3

London...

The Thames Barrier

4

Bangladesh...

House design

5

The Thames Barrier in London is made from how many steel gates?

10

6

How much should the Thames Barrier save in damage?

£250 billion

7

House design in Bangladesh are built on what?

They're built on bamboo stilts so the houses can move up and down

8

Why is the housing design in Bangladesh suitable for the locals?

Because the stilts are made from recycled plastic water bottles so they are cheap to buy and simple to make