Short Paragraph on Floods in Bangladesh

Bangladesh is a deltaic country and this deltaic country located at the confluence of the three great rivers, the Ganges, the Brahmaputra and the Meghna, experiences flood as an annual event. The Ganges, the Brahmaputra and the Meghna rivers with their tributaries orginate in the Himalayas. Travelling across Tibet, Nepal, India and Bangladesh, they carry two billion tons of sediments a year. Siltration raises river beds. So during monsoon heavy rains cannot flow quickly and flooding is only a logical consequence in Bangladesh every year floods cause great damages. Thousands of cattle and human being are washed away. Besides, a lot of crops are damaged. The after effect of flood beggars description. The communication is absolutely distrupted. Most of the roads and highways are damagdd. The standing water facilitates to worsen the situation by epidemic diseases like cholera, diarrhea and dengue fever. To prevent floods it needs contruction of dams across Ganges and ravines by proper engineering works. Sluices and out lets should be made across the railway tracks and high roads. One course of action should be taken to invest continuous dredging of the major rivers round the year. The government should form a parliamentary committee to supervise the improvement and related work for the flood action program.

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