A great case study on the effects of flooding in an MEDC.
Link to syllabus GCSE: A case study of flooding in a rich part of the world and one from a poorer area – the different effects of and responses to flooding.
The Somerset levels can be used as a case study for flooding in a rich part of the world. Read through the article, how does being an MEDC help when dealing with such disasters?
Link to syllabus AS: Impact of flooding – two case studies of recent flooding events should be undertaken from contrasting areas of the world. Flood management strategies- detail what is being done on the Somerset levels.
What have been the impacts of the flooding in Somerset (social, economic, environmental)? What are the strategies for managing the floods?