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WHEN HOUSES GET FLOODED WHAT 2 THINGS CAN HAPPEN?
1. WIRING CAN GET DAMAGED
2. FURNITURE CAN GET DAMAGED
WHAT 2 DISEASES CAN BE CAUGHT IN OR AFTER A FLOOD?
1. TYPHOID
2. CHOLERA (IN POORER COUNTRIES)
WHAT HAPPENS TO TREES DURING FLOODS AND WHAT CAN THEY DAMAGE?
THE TREES WILL FALL DOWN AND THEY MIGHT BRAKE TELEPHONE WIRES OR EVEN GET TRAPPED UNDER A BRIDGE AND SLOW DOWN THE FLOWING WATER
WHAT CAN HAPPEN TO PEOPLE AND ANIMALS DURING A FLOOD?
THEY CAN BE WASHED AWAY OR EVEN DROWN
WATER HAPPENS TO DRINKING WATER DURING A FLOOD?
IT COULD GET CONTAMINATED
EVEN IF PEOPLE DON'T GET DROWNED, HOW CAN THEY DIE?
1. STARVATION BECAUSE OF THE CROPS BEING RUINED
2. A DISEASE IF THEY DRINK CONTAMINATED WATER
AFTER A FLOOD WHY MIGHT YOUR HOME NOT BE SAFE TO LIVE IN FOR WEEKS?
ELECTRIC SHOCKS COULD BE RECIEVED FROM DAMAGED WIRING AND THERE WILL BE SHARP, BROKEN, FURNATURE YOU COULD STAND ON. ALSO EVERYTHING WOULD BE SOAKING WET
WHY IS IT A GOOD IDEA TO BOIL TAP WATER AFTER A FLOOD?
IT WILL KILL ALL OF THE BACTERIA IN THE WATER
NAME 1 SUBSTANCE THAT IS IMPERMIABLE
CLAY
WHY IS IT A BAD IDEA TO BUILD IN A FLOOD PLAIN?
EVERY SO OFTEN A RIVER WILL FLOOD
WHY IS IT IMPORTANT AFTER A FLOOD THAT YOU DON'T TURN ON ANYTHING THAT IS RUNNNING ON GAS?
THE GAS PIPE MIGHT HAVE BROKE AND WATER COULD HAVE GONE IN IT AND BLOCKED IT. THIS COULD LEAD TO IT BLOWING UP
WHICH 1 BENEFIT TO FLOODS BRING?
SILK GETS DEPOSITED ON THE FARMLAND AND KEEPS IT FERTILE
WHICH COUNTRY DOES THE AMAZON RIVER FLOW THROUGH?
BRAZIL