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REPORT: Ahmedabad Heat Action Plan 2014

This publication, the 2014 Heat Action Plan is an updated version of the first comprehensive early warning system and preparedness plan for extreme heat events in India launched in Ahmedabad last year. The Plan creates immediate and longer-term actions to increase preparedness, information-sharing, and response coordination to reduce the health impacts of extreme heat on vulnerable populations. [more...]

REPORT: A Cross-Sectional, Randomized Cluster Sample Survey of Household Vulnerability to Extreme Heat among Slum Dwellers in Ahmedabad, Ind...

This study, A Cross-Sectional, Randomized Cluster Sample Survey of Household Vulnerability to Extreme Heat among Slum Dwellers in Ahmedabad, India uses randomized cluster sampling of the residents of informal settlements in Ahmedabad, India. The aim was to evaluate factors potentially associated with vulnerability to heat, a prevalent concern that is expected to worsen with climate change. [more...]

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