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Climate Central has added Spanish language versions of their online tools Risk Finder, Risk Zone Map and Mapping Choices. These tools now provide detailed information in Spanish for U.S. coastal communities on populations, infrastructure, and property at risk from rising sea levels and coastal floods.
Hispanic communities are among those particularly affected by rising seas, with more than 280,000 Hispanics in the contiguous United States living on land less than 4 feet above high tide line. 53% percent of this group lives in Florida, including one-third in Miami-Dade County alone. Other highly affected areas include San Mateo County, Cal., Broward County, Fla. and New York, NY.