The most deprived communities in society are 62% more likely to be living in areas at high risk of tidal flooding , and are more likely to be less aware of the risk, less well prepared and suffer the greatest losses and health effects.
There are eight times more people in the most deprived 10% of the population living in tidal floodplains than the least deprived 10%
1/4 of rented households are not insured, average costs to a household are estimated to average £28K+ for recovery
River water quality is worse in the most deprived areas in England, where up to 50% of watercourses are extensively modified, providing less natural habitats for wildlife.
we know that people in deprived areas experience greater exposure to:
Close proximity to PPC and waste management sites
Poor river water quality
Developing our understanding: cumulative environmental impacts Single Exposure (A ) Single Exposure (B) Single Exposure (C ) Single Exposure (B) Single Exposure (C) Outcome Time Multiple and Cumulative Single Exposure (A) Multiple and Cumulative Outcome Outcome
Gathering Local Evidence Understanding Cumulative Impacts – the combined effects of multiple environmental hazards Parkfield, Stockton-on-Tees Pillgwenlly, Newport Longsight, Manchester The Manor, Sheffield West Thornton, Croydon