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Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute

The Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) is a world-leading institution in health research, training and services.

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Emerging Evidence on Climate Change and Health in Africa

This report presents evidence on the effects of climate change on the health sector in Africa, including threats to health and development investments, and opportunities to achieve health targets.

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Urban Health and Climate Resilience Center

The Urban health and Climate Resilience Center (UHCRC), Surat was launched in March 2013 as the latest health related climate change project by the Asian Cities Climate Change Resilience Network (A

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University of Ibadan

Established some 67 years ago, the University of Ibadan (UI) is the first University in Nigeria.

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Institute for Environmental Science and Research

ESR (The Institute of Environmental Science and Research) is a Government-owned Crown research institute that delivers world class knowledge, research and laboratory services to help New Zealand ge

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Flooding and Child Undernutrition in Rural India

Climate change threats to rural India: Flooding linked to child undernutrition, particularly child wasting. Repeated flooding was associated to 3 times higher prevalence of severe wasting.

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Observatoire quebecois de l adaptation aux changements climatiques

Developed in collaboration with the National Quebec Public Health Institute under the health component of the Action Plan on Climate Change 2013-201 Government of Quebec, the Quebec Observatory cli

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Addressing heat-related health risks in urban India

Summary of Adaptation Challenge

Higher daily peak temperatures and longer, more intense heat waves are becoming increasingly frequent globally due to climate change, and a new scale of...

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Adaptation Project Formulation for Sudan

A local farmer harvests Sorghum in Sudan. Photo: UN Photo/ Fred Noy

Project description

SEI is assisting the Sudanese Higher Council for Environment and Natural...

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Healthy Futures

What is HEALTHY FUTURES about?

HEALTHY FUTURES is an international collaborative research project that aims to reduce the future burden of three water-related vector-borne diseases (VBDs) -malaria...

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Climate Change and Health A Tool to Estimate Health and Adaptation Costs

The WHO Regional Office for Europe prepared this economic analysis tool to support health adaptation planning in European Member States. It is based on a review of the science. It is...

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Protecting Health from Climate Change

Abstract

This publication presents the results of a seven-country initiative of the WHO Regional Office for Europe aimed to protect health from climate change through addressing...

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Lusaka City Council

LCC is a service provider and mandated to provide services such as land use, water and sanitation, waste management, drainage and latrine regulations, roads, town and country planning, within its a

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ORCHID

Opportunities and Risks of Climate Change and Disasters (ORCHID) 

Developed by IDS, this tool is designed to be a light touch screening process for donors, development organisations and...

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ESPACE

Climate Change Impacts and Spatial Planning Decision Support Guidance (ESPACE)

Although this guidance use the lens of spatial planning, it is based around the UKCIP decision-making...

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Step 4: Analyzing the Impacts of Climate Change

Climate related stresses can cause major adverse impacts on several sectors, including food production and agriculture, human health, and water availability, quality and accessibility, among...

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ACCCA Durban, S. Africa

Photo by Gina Ziervogel

A sufficient quantity of good quality water is essential for the well-being of impoverished, and therefore, vulnerable communities. However,...

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Reducing risk and building capacity in Bangkok

People row their belongings through a garbage-strewn flooded market. (Reuters/Sukree Sukplang)

Adaptation context

Thailand's long coastline (a total of 2,615 km)...

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