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Priorities in prevention and control of flood hazards in Iran 2019 massive flood


Global climate change leads to an increasing in the number and severity of weather events such as floods. Floods have been reported one-half of all weather-associated disasters with high impacts on countries. Global warming causes a different pattern of rainfall in Iran caused long-term drought since 30 years ago and recent heavy raining which lead to a massive flood in this country. It is predicted that health subsequences of Iran 2019 flood such as communicable diseases vary due to the geographical extent and different climates of flooded areas. However, observing long term and short term preventive measures can be effective to reduce the high impact of flood in Iran.

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Global climate change Flood Communicable diseases

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Sharifi L, Bokaie S. Priorities in prevention and control of flood hazards in Iran 2019 massive flood. Iran J Microbiol. 2019;11(2):80-84.