Arizona heatwave deaths

Maricopa County officials say there have been 180 heat-associated deaths this year, with an additional 330 remaining under investigation, according to a report released Wednesday. 31 Aug 2023. AZ Central. 
In 2022, a record 425 people died of heat-related causes — death indirectly caused by heat — in Maricopa County. A decade ago, the county reported just 75 heat deaths. Researchers have said the growing number of lives lost underlines an urgent need to scale up efforts to protect those who are most vulnerable. Arizona Republic.

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