Should Bangladesh Proceed with Plans to Control Its Annual River Flooding? Why?
Should Bangladesh proceed with plans to control its annual river flooding?
The floods in Bangladesh cause huge amounts of damage and large numbers of people are killed every year. It is therefore likely that development of Bangladesh is retarded producing one of the poorest countries in the world. Controlling the flooding would ensure development, and life could continue without the threat of flooding, but would it ensure future protection from catastrophic flooding? There are presently many arguments on whether the floods in Bangladesh should be controlled. …
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