Pakistan has experienced several devastating floods over the past few years, including a major flood in 2022 that affected over 33 million people. The country is prone to flooding due to its geographical location and topography, as well as climate change-induced extreme weather events.
Flooding can cause significant damage to infrastructure, homes, and livelihoods, as well as lead to loss of life. Therefore, it is essential to understand the causes of flooding and ways to mitigate its effects.
In this activity you and your students will:
- Find out about the causes of flooding
- Think about ways to reduce flood risk
- Raise funds for tree planting project Trillion Trees
This activity is part of a set of resources about global climate and weather, developed in partnership with DP World, a leading provider of worldwide smart end-to-end supply chain logistics.