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Potential health hazards of floods

Hidden dangers during flooding and tips on how to minimize risk of injury

Last Updated: July 11, 2013

Major flooding - like the events we've seen in Calgary, Toronto and as far away as China in recent weeks - can pose serious health risks.

Click on the icons in the image below for information on the various hazards associated with flooding and some useful tips on how to avoid potential injuries.


Sources: Public Health Agency of Canada | Get Prepared Canada

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