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Tox Town - Environmental health concerns and toxic chemicals where you live, work, and play
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Tox Town Info on Toxic Chemicals and Disaster Health Concerns

Health problems can follow hurricanes, floods, and other natural disasters, as well as man-made disasters. See below for the A-Z Disasters & Health list of environmental health concerns that are included in Tox Town.

Tox Town provides basic, background information on toxic chemicals and environmental health risks and is suggested for students, educators, and the concerned public who want to learn more about these topics.

Links to in-depth disaster and public health emergencies information are on National Library of Medicine (NLM) databases. Topics of interest include:

NLM's Disaster Information Management Research Center maintains a page on Disaster Preparedness and Response Web Links.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides key health information for individuals, first responders, disaster workers, and health professionals on behalf of all federal agencies. CDC is the primary resource for up-to-the-minute disease, injury, prevention, and treatment information for disasters. Both homeowners and work crews can also benefit from CDC's vital safety information related to clean-up and rebuilding efforts following disasters. The CDC home page on Natural Disasters & Severe Weather links to information on earthquakes, tornadoes, wildfires and other natural disasters.

CDC's Emergency Preparedness and Response home page includes information on man-made disasters:

Disasters - Consumer Health Information from MedlinePlus
Environmental Health Concerns Related to Natural Disasters
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Air PollutionCity, Farm, Port, Town, US Border Regions, US SouthwestOutdoor Air
Animal BitesTownPets
Animals and Human HealthTownPets, Pests
FarmFarm Animals
Asthma TriggersTownHomes, School, Pets, Outdoor Air
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Chemical EmergenciesA - Z Disasters
Chemical WeaponsA - Z Disasters
CryptosporidiosisTownDrinking Water
CyclonesPortStorms and Floods, A - Z Disasters
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Disasters, Man-MadeA - Z Disasters
Disasters, NaturalA - Z Disasters
DroughtFarm, US Border Regions, US SouthwestDrought, A - Z Disasters
DrowningPortBeach
DumpsUS Border Regions, US SouthwestIllegal Dumps and Tire Piles
FarmLandfill
Dust StormsUS SouthwestDust Storms, Outdoor Air, A - Z Disasters
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E Coli InfectionsUS Border RegionsStormwater and Sewage
EarthquakesA - Z Disasters
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Fire SafetyTownHomes, School
FarmBarn and Silo
FiresUS SouthwestOutdoor Air, Wildfires, Trash Burning, A - Z Disasters
FloodsPortStorms and Floods, A - Z Disasters
Food Contamination and PoisoningCityFood Services
PortShellfishing
Food SafetyCityFood Services
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Giardia InfectionsUS Border RegionsStormwater and Sewage
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Hazardous WasteUS Border Regions, US SouthwestIllegal Dumps and Tire Piles
FarmLandfill
Heat IllnessTownPark
Hepatitis AUS Border RegionsStormwater and Sewage
Home RemodelingTownHomes
Household ProductsTownHomes
HurricanesPortStorms and Floods, A - Z Disasters
HypothermiaTownPark
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IcePortStorms and Floods, A - Z Disasters
Indoor Air PollutionTownHomes, Offices and Stores, School
Insect Bites and StingsTownPests
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MoldsTownHomes, Offices and Stores, School
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Nuclear Accident, Nuclear DisasterPortNuclear Power Plant, A - Z Disasters
Nuclear WastePortNuclear Power Plant, A - Z Disasters
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Occupational HealthCityAirplanes and Air Travel, Construction, Dental Office and Lab, Factory, Hair and Nail Salons, Hospital, Offices and Stores, Pharmacy
FarmBarn and Silo, Farm Animals, Feeding Operation, Meat Processing, Tree Farm and Logging
TownMining
US Border RegionsAuto Shop, Crop Fields
PortCruise Ship, Fish Farm, Marina and Boats, Nuclear Power Plant, Shipping, Shipyard, Wastewater Treatment Facility
US SouthwestCoal-Fired Power Plants, Hydraulic Fracturing, Oil and Gas Fields, Sheep Ranching
Occupational Health for Healthcare WorkersCityHospital, Pharmacy, Dental Office and Lab
Oil SpillPortBeach, Chemical Storage Tank, Coastal Brownfield, Fuel Pipelines, Marina and Boats, Shellfishing, Shipping, Shipyard, Crude Oil, A - Z Disasters
US Border RegionsIllegal Dumps and Tire Piles, Crude Oil
FarmChemical Storage Tank, Crude Oil
CityBrownfield, Crude Oil
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Parasitic DiseasesPortShellfishing
TownDrinking Water, Pests, Pets, River
US SouthwestSheep Ranching
FarmFarm Animals
Pest ControlTownPests
PoisoningTownHomes, Offices and Stores, School
Power PlantsPortNuclear Power Plant, A - Z Disasters
US SouthwestCoal-Fired Power Plants, A-Z Disasters
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RabiesTownPets, Pests
Radiation EmergenciesPortNuclear Power Plant, A - Z Disasters
Radiation ExposureTownFactory
PortNuclear Power Plant, A - Z Disasters
Radioactive WastePortNuclear Power Plant, A - Z Disasters
RatsTownPests
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Salmonella InfectionsTownPets
Sanitary Sewer OverflowsUS Border RegionsStormwater and Sewage
School HealthTownSchool
SewageUS Border RegionsStormwater and Sewage
Sewage Treatment, Sewer PlantPortWastewater Treatment Facility
SmokeCity, Farm, Port, Town, US Border Regions, US SouthwestOutdoor Air, Particulate Matter
US Border Regions, US SouthwestTrash Burning
SnowPortStorms and Floods, A - Z Disasters
StormsPortStorms and Floods, A - Z Disasters
Sun ExposureTownPark
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Tick BitesTownPets, Pests
Tidal WavePortStorms and Floods, A - Z Disasters
TornadoesPortStorms and Floods, A - Z Disasters
ToxoplasmosisTownPets
TsunamisPortStorms and Floods, A - Z Disasters
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VolcanoesA - Z Disasters
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WastewaterPortStormwater and Sewage, Cesspool, Septic System, Wastewater Treatment Facility
Water QualityTownDrinking Water, River
US Border RegionsStormwater and Sewage
FarmAgricultural Runoff, Farm Pond, Urban Sprawl
PortUrban and Industrial Runoff
US SouthwestAgricultural Runoff, Drinking Water, River
CityDrinking Water, River
West Nile VirusTownPests
WildfiresUS Border Regions, US SouthwestOutdoor Air, Wildfires, A - Z Disasters
Winter Weather EmergenciesPortStorms and Floods, A - Z Disasters
Workplace SafetyCityAirplanes and Air Travel, Construction, Dental Office and Lab, Factory, Hair and Nail Salons, Hospital, Offices and Stores, Pharmacy
US Border RegionsAuto Shop, Crop Fields
FarmFarm Animals, Meat Processing, Tree Farm and Logging, Barn and Silo, Feeding Operation
PortCruise Ship, Fish Farm, Marina and Boats, Nuclear Power Plant, Shipping, Shipyard, Wastewater Treatment Facility
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Last updated: December 9, 2014

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