What are the immense health risks posed by flood waters?

Based on multiple reports we’ve complied a list of exhaustive risks posed by flood waters:

Chemicals in the water can result in multiple rashes all across the body. It’s advisable to wash your hands when encountered with flood waters

Increase in Ades Ageypti Mosquito borne diseases such as Zika, Dengue, Chikungunya, and yellow fever that easily spread due to stagnant water

Increase in spread of the West Nile virus caused primararily by mosquitoes that can cause severe inflamation in the brain or spinal cord

Cholera can be rampant due to dirty water or primaraily due to diahhrea that can result in dehydration and even death

Food Poisioning is a major problem due to lack of fresh water and essential supplies during a flood

Bacterial infections such as Salmonella and E.Coli are widespread due to contaminated water and drains

Rampant Hepatitis A outbreak due to contact with contaminated food and water

Open wounds and rashes in contact with contaimnated water can result in serious infections

Animal bites can painful especially from snakes, rodents, rats, and insects. These can result into rabies, ricettsia, rat-virus and other harmful infections.

Electrical hazards from broken power lines or short circuts at home. Hazards can be intsified on touching a broken power line, and by driving through water that contains such a power line.

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