How Climate Affects Community Health

This animated video discusses how climate change is altering the environment and increasing disease risk from air pollution, spread of disease vectors, increased high temperatures, violent storms and flooding. Ideas for community preparedness are offered.

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Teaching Tips

Teaching Tips

Potential use in a unit on how climate change is effecting the increase in community diseases and how communities can prepare for changes in our environment.

Teachers can use this video as a launch point for discussing BRACE. BRACE is a five-step process that allows health officials in communities to develop strategies and programs to help their communities prepare for the health effects of climate change.

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