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Flooding

These videos highlight the problems caused by flooding in the developing world, and show how Practical Action works with local communities to help reduce the impact of future flooding.

Beat the Flood is an exciting,  hands-on  STEM challenge for KS2 and KS3.  Students explore the challenges faced by communities as they prepared for flooding and design and buid a model of a flood-proof home.

Flooding videos

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Coping with climate change in Nepal

An outline of some of the problems caused by climate change in Nepal and how Practical Action is helping communities combat them.

  • English,
  • education resource
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Early warning systems

Personal accounts from people who have been trained how to use early warning systems in Nepal.

  • Nepali,
  • education resource
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Early warning systems for flooding

Stories of how people have been affected by floods in Nepal, before the introduction of early warning system and after.

  • Nepali,
  • education resource
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Early warning systems in Nepal

Khali Devi accounts her experience with getting stranded by a flood and discusses how she thinks the early warning system will help.

  • Nepali,
  • education resource
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Getting ready for the floods

Methods used to help communities prepare for disasters such as floods, including early warning system and protective shelters.

  • English,
  • education resource
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How floating gardens combat flooding

A brief illustration of how floating gardens help people in Bangladesh adapt to flooding, a natural disaster made worse by climate change.

  • English,
  • education resource
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Impact of flooding - Nazmul Islam

A development worker discusses the effects of flooding on farmers in Bangladesh.

  • Bangla,
  • education resource
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Impact of flooding - Samedul Islam

A rickshaw van puller from Bangladesh discusses the effects flooding had on him and his family.

  • Bangla,
  • education resource
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Preparing for floods

A brief summary of strategies that are used to prepare for flooding.

  • English,
  • education resource
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Sandbar cropping in Bangladesh

One man's personal account of how sandbar cropping and pit cultivation have helped him.

  • Bangla,
  • education resource

This project is funded
by the European Union.

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