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• Climate change will produce intense weather events like increased precipitation and flooding
• Based on climate projections, Philadelphia will be hotter and wetter, and will experience more frequent and intense weather events (OOS, 2016)
•Floods are the second most common hazards in our city (OEM, 2017)
• Vulnerable population such as children, people of color, elderly population and people with disability are severely impacted by climate change
Poster presented at AHPA conference in Atlanta Georgia, United States.
Climate Change and Resulting Floods: Using Social Capital to Strengthen Community Resilience in Eastwick, Philadelphia a known floodplain, Climate Change, Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson College of Population Health
Public Health | Public Health Education and Promotion
Bagwe, MD, MPH, Natasha; Pepino, PhD, MSS, Richard; Johnson, MPH, MSN, RN, Erin; and Becker, PhD, MPH, Julie, "Climate Change and Resulting Floods: Using Social Capital to Strengthen Community Resilience in Eastwick, Philadelphia a known floodplain" (2017). College of Population Health Posters. 13.