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Guidance Document

Public health advice on preventing health effects of heat

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The most important actions to take during a heat-wave are: to avoid or reduce exposure, to communicate risks effectively, to take particular care of vulnerable population groups and to manage mild and severe heat illness.
This information package updates the set of 10 information sheets annexed to "Heat-health action plans" and provides advice for the general public, medical professionals and health services.

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Contributor:
WHO Regional Office for Europe

Published in Climate-ADAPT Jun 07 2016   -   Last Modified in Climate-ADAPT Dec 12 2023

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