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This paper has two broad objectives. First, it aims to review the scale and nature of the humanitarian challenge posed by extreme heat, both now and under future climate change scenarios. This...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: Zimbabwe

Heat Wave Distribution Map

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Publisher(s): Sphere India
Date: Jun 2022
Location: India

India experienced severe heat wave across its different states with record temperature rise in the month of April. These prolonged and frequent heatwaves affected major parts of the country during...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: Mozambique

This document presents the spatial distribution of heat wave hazard for the WHO e-atlas of disaster risk, volume 1: exposure to natural hazards, Version
2.0.

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: Ethiopia

The e-Atlas provides such a tool, with information on where and what types of natural hazards may occur and which communities are most likely to be affected. It will help in developing appropriate...

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Date: Jun 2021
Location: All Countries

Climate change is the biggest global health threat of the 21st century. Health is and will be affected by the changing climate through direct impacts (heat waves, droughts, heavy storms, and sea-...

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Publisher(s): UNEP
Date: Sep 2022
Location: Kabul, Afghanistan

This is a comprehensive evidence based strategy for the emrgency shelter ES/NFI Cluster in Ahghanistan.The destructive impacts of the climate crisis are being felt around the world. This year,...

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Date: Oct 2022
Location: Worldwide

Every inhabited region of the world is experiencing the effects of climate change which is one of the three major drivers...

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Publisher(s): African Union
Date: Oct 2022
Location: Africa

The AU CC Strategy was developed as a 10-year strategic planning document aimed at addressing the impacts and encumbrances...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

This study makes a comparative analysis of 15 cities in the Asian region, including some megacities, medium sized cities, and smaller cities, in their capacity to absorb stress, to manage it and...

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