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Water shortages in Bangladesh

Water shortages in Bangladesh
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Key Info
  • Water shortages in Bangladesh
  • Duration: 01:27
  • A report about the difficulties of obtaining clean water in Bangladesh. In the monsoon season up to 20cm of rain can fall in a day, but despite this Bangladesh still suffers from water shortages as a lot of the water is unclean and not safe. Hand pumps or tube wells can access the clean water stored under the ground and help to prevent disease.
  • Subject:

    Geography

       Topic:

    Asia: India

  • Keywords: India, Bangladesh, water, weather, water shortage, disease
Ideas for use in class
  • Could be used in a discussion on how water can spread disease.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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