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Assessment of the health impacts of climate change in Kiribati

McIver, Lachlan; Woodward, Alistair; Davies, Seren; Tibwe, Tebikau; Iddings, Steven

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Kiribati-a low-lying, resource-poor Pacific atoll nation-is one of the most vulnerable countries in the World to the impacts of climate change, including the likely detrimental effects on human health. We describe the preparation of a climate change and health adaptation plan for Kiribati carried out by the World Health Organization and the Kiribati Ministry of Health and Medical Services, including an assessment of risks to health, sources of vulnerability and suggestions for highest priority...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/69523
Source: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
DOI: 10.3390/ijerph110505224

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