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.

Impact of flooding – Samedul Islam

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

Impact of flooding – Nazmul Islam

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

Beat the flood

When you live in a flood-prone area having somewhere safe to live, which will survive a flood, is important. In this video Ortis Deley looks at how people in Bangladesh have considered the different properties of materials to determine which are the right ones for the job, and how that has changed their lives for the better.

Preparing for floods

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

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.

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