Impulspapier: Eckpunkte für einen Hitzeaktionsplan für Rheinland-Pfalz (Impulse Paper: Conerstones for a Heat Action Plan for Rhineland-Palatine)

Following some background information on the heat situation in the German state of Rhineland-Palatine and its risks for health and the environment, the state's intended and implemented measures to protect from heat are described in alignement with the following main building blocks of a heat action plan: central coordination and interdisciplinary cooperation, use of the heat warning system, information and communication, reducing heat inside of rooms, special consideration of at-risk groups, preparing healthcare and social system, long-term urban planning and construction issues, monitoring and evaluation.