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Calibrating to scale: A framework for humanitarian health organizations to anticipate, prevent, prepare for and manage climate-related health risks

Schwerdtle, Patricia Nayna; Irvine, Elizabeth; Brockington, Sonia; Devine, Carol; Guevara, Maria; Bowen, Kathryn

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Climate Change is adversely affecting health by increasing human vulnerability and exposure to climate-related stresses. Climate change impacts human health both directly and indirectly, through extreme weather events, changing distribution of health risks, increased risks of undernutrition, population displacement, and greater risks of injuries, disease, and death (Ebi, K., Campbell-Lendrum, D., & Wyns, A. The 1. 5 health report. WHO. 2018). This risk amplification is likely to increase the...[Show more]

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Date published: 2020
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/261636
Source: Globalization and Health
DOI: 10.1186/s12992-020-00582-3
Access Rights: Open Access

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