Mold growth and contaminants left after major storms may pose health hazards.

Heavy rains and sea level rise contribute to major flooding events that are one effect of climate change. Surging water rushing into buildings often causes immediate harms, such as drowning deaths, injuries sustained while seeking shelter or fleeing, and hypothermia after exposure to cold waters with no shelter or heat.

But long after news trucks leave and public attention moves on, flooding continues to affect…


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