Heat-waves: Risks and Responses

Heat-waves: Risks and Responses

This technical document reviews current knowledge about the effects of heat-waves, includes recommendations for preventive action and identifies measures for reducing heat-related mortality and morbidity such as heat health warning systems and appropriate urban planning and housing design.

Organization: 
WHO
Partner(s):
European Commission, Deutscher Wetterdienst, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Type of Material: 
Technical Document
Topic(s):
Health
2004