flooding in Jiangxi of China in 1998 caused great damage. The
economic loss was HK$156 billion, 400 buildings surrounding
the lake were inundated, leaving more than 1 million people
used in reconstruction
flooding, government has to input many resources for aiding
or reconstruction, e.g., police force, fire control, aid worker,
resources used for resisting flood, etc. This also brings loss
will lead to the damages of roads, collapse of bridges or traffic
congestion, which may affect the daily operation.
Flooding brings too much water which will cause damage to farmland.
died and lose their homes
will cause death and injuries. In year 1998, 0.23 billion of
people were affected in the flooding of Xian, including 3 thousands
people dead, 1 million of people lost their homes. In 1996,
the monsoon flood in India affected more than five million people
in the northern and eastern part of the country. Severe floods
have also killed some 200 people in India and Bangladesh and
left millions homeless and starvation.
usually brings infectious diseases, e.g. military fever, pneumonic
plague, dermatopathia, dysentery, common cold (type A), breakbone
fever, etc. And for those areas which have no electric supply due
to flooding, food poisoning may occur as food may not be properly