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Managing heat risk during the COVID-19 pandemic

Description:

This planning checklist is for local and national authorities coordinating heatwave preparedness and response measures. It provides a list of measures to consider when adapting heatwave plans and interventions in the context of the COVID-19 outbreak. The checklist provides information regarding:

  • vulnerable groups and social services
  • public communications
  • coordination
  • health services
  • indoor cooling
  • utilities
  • outdoor public spaces
  • cooling centres
  • workforce

Reference information

Source:
Global Heat Health Information Network

Published in Climate ADAPT Jan 12 2021   -   Last Modified in Climate ADAPT Jan 12 2021

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