Mosquito activity after floods and cyclonesMosquito numbers can increase after floods and cyclones as receding flood waters and pooling water can provide ideal mosquito breeding conditions.
A fact sheet on controlling mosquitos on property is available on the Queensland Government website:
Mould after floods and cyclonesMoisture, pools of water, heat and humidity after floods and cyclones can result in the growth of mould.
A fact sheet is available on the Queensland Government website:
Community RecoveryThe Northern Queensland Primary Health Network website has information on community recovery resources available to residents affected by flooding, including the Townsville Community Hub, mental health resources, public health fact sheets, and financial assistance.
Human Health and Animal Carcass DisposalThe Queensland Government has published fact sheets with strategies to reduce risks to human health from animal carcass disposal, including the use of personal protective equipment.
- Fact Sheet: Disease prevention – human health and animal carcass disposal
- Department of Agriculture and Fisheries: Managing carcass disposal