Improving Public Health Responses To Extreme Weather/Heat-Waves Euro HEAT, Germany. WHO Regional Office For Europe, Pp. 88.

Author(s): INSERM


The project's general aim was to improve public health responses to weather extremes and in particular heat waves. This was achieved by networking of a variety of stakeholders, such as health care, public health, epidemiology and meteorology, that had been involved in the assessment and response development of the past heat-waves; additional data gathering and information exchange; improving extreme weather and heat-wave preparedness and rapid responses through national and European coordination; and provision of advice and expertise to develop activities and actions, including legislative proposals to the EU.

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