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1

Name two ways in which river flooding is reduced

-The environment agency
-House design (Bangladesh)

2

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

3

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

4

How does the house design in Bangladesh help reduce the effects of flooding?

Houses can move up and down on stilts

5

How does the housing design in Bangladesh match the peoples needs?

The stilts are made of recycled plastic water bottles which means they are cheap and sustainable for the locals