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An assessment of climate change and health vulnerability and adaptation in dominica

Schnitter, Rebekka; Verret, Marielle; Berry, Peter; Fook, Tanya Chung Tiam; Hales, Simon; Lal, Aparna; Edwards, Sally


A climate change and health vulnerability and adaptation assessment was conducted in Dominica, a Caribbean small island developing state located in the Lesser Antilles. The assessment revealed that the country’s population is already experiencing many impacts on health and health systems from climate variability and change. Infectious diseases as well as food and waterborne diseases pose continued threats as climate change may exacerbate the related health risks. Threats to food security were...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2019
Type: Journal article
Source: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
DOI: 10.3390/ijerph16010070
Access Rights: Open Access


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