Priority Hazards for Florida
Priority climate hazards for the Florida BRACE Program include hurricanes and other storms, sea level rise, flooding, drought, extreme heat, and wildland fires. The BRACE Program has developed a series of climate and health profiles that identify and describe key risk factors and health impacts anticipated in Florida.
Priority Hazard Profiles
- Health Effects of Summer Heat in Florida
- Health Effects of Tropical Storms and Hurricanes in Florida
- Health Effects of Precipitation Abundance and Deficits in Florida
Touchstone Event Summaries
The BRACE Program has also developed a series of touchstone event summaries that highlight exceptional weather events and related health outcomes in Florida. Experiences and memories from historical events can highlight the importance of public health preparedness and adaptation planning.
- 2006-2008 Extreme Drought
- 2004 Hurricane Season
- 1998 Extreme Heat
- 1998 Wildland Fire Outbreak
- 1990 Extreme Flooding
- 1989 Christmas Day Freeze (Extreme Cold)
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