This is cause and effect essay on flooding. Could you help me to check it? because i am not good at writing, so i try my best. Thank for reading and correcting.
CAUSE AND EFFECT ESSAY ON FLOODING
The weather has been signification changing in these days due to global warming. Flood is one of the main consequences of changing weather in term of heavy rainfall. Flood can cause lots of damaging to the environment such as crops, people and houses. This essay will explore some causes and effects of flooding and offer some solutions.
There are several causes of flooding which consist of heavy rain, human made and poor infrastructure. First, heavy rain is one of the main reasons of flooding in some big city in Vietnam such as in Hanoi. To illustrate, The article’ another downpour, more flooding hassle Hanoi residents, officials’ (2009) stated the Ha Noi city has been flooded by last three hours of heavy rain and made most of streets in Ha Noi inundated. Second, the poor infrastructure was the main reason made Ha Noi suffered from flood. For instance,why the flood rising so quick after had a heavy rain is that the drainage system of city is only afford with rainfall ranging from 50- 100 millimetres while the rainfall was measured around 129 millimetres.(’ another downpour, more flooding hassle Hanoi residents, officials’ 2009). Finally, the flood is not only come from natural but also come from human made. The global surface has been changing by human activities by upgrading infrastructure such as houses, building, streets, parking places, use concrete. Thus, that’s why there are more floods in inside big cities than in rural areas when a heavy rain comes down (McGuire 2008).
There are a number of effects of flooding. First, flood is not only a natural disaster but also become a tragedy for human. In September 2007, there was a heavy flood hit very poor places in West and Central Africa. There were a hundred of people found death and homeless (Niles 2007). Second, the flood is not a cause of deadly but with a small flood can definitely hassle big area like in Ha Noi city. It made people come to the offices late, motorbike and cars broke down, some areas was isolated like an islands and made the traffic getting worse.(‘another downpour, more flooding hassle Hanoi residents, officials’ 2009). Finally, there is more risk for people after flood such as pandemic and diseases. The UNICEF has been watching very closely for cholera and malaria which can kill children very fast (Niles 2007).
In conclusion, this essay has just discussed some causes and effects of flooding. Moreover, people concern more about the flood today and trying to reduce the negative impact of flood on the human and environment. In order to prevent the flood on the planet and reduce its harms to the people life, the government should enlarge the lakes, canals and rivers to give space for waterways (Ngo Trung Hai cited in Tuyet Nhung 2008). In addition, the government should planting more trees and educate people an important of growing trees and protecting jungles, take an action immediately after flood happened by giving people access to medical care and food. By this way, people can reduce the harm of natural disaster and human made.