Flooding causes health problems long after waters subside

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An article in New Scientist Feb 20 2014 follows evidence that the effect of flooding on our health is further reaching than we may think. Health care needs to extend to months and years later. This adds the the financial and human costs of these catastrophic environmental events that are not going to go away.

Quoting the article:

"Floods don't just wreck your house, they may also affect your long-term health.