Riverbank Erosion is an endemic natural hazard in our country. When rivers enter the mature, they become sluggish and meander or braid. These oscillations cause extreme riverbank erosion. Every year, millions of people of our country are affected by erosion that destroys many kinds of resources such as standing crops, farmland and homestead land, etc. About 5% of the total floodplain of our beloved country is directly affected by this kind of erosion.
5 Causes and 17 Effects of Riverbank Erosion in Bangladesh