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Publications

http://www.ifrc.org/en/what-we-do/disaster-management/about-disasters/definition-of-hazard/extreme-temperatures/  (on heatwaves by IFRC)

http://72tuntia.fi/en/?lang=en  (on self-preparedness)

 

Background Literature

Astrom, D.O.; Forsberg, B.; Rocklov, J. Heat wave impact on morbidity and mortality in the elderly population: A review of recent studies. Maturitas

2011 , 69, 99–  105.

USEPA. 2013. United states environmental protection agency. Heat island effect. Available: http://www.epa.gov/hiri.

Van Loenhout, J.A.F.; Guha-Sapir, D. How resilient is the general population to heatwaves? A knowledge survey from the ENHANCE project in Brussels and

Amsterdam. BMC Res. Notes 2016, 9, 499

Cuesta, Julita Gil, et al. “General Population Knowledge about Extreme Heat: A Cross-Sectional Survey in Lisbon and Madrid.” International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, vol. 14, no. 2, 2017, p. 122., doi:10.3390/ijerph14020122

Climate change and extreme weather events: can developing countries adapt? M.Monirul Qader Mirza, Climate policy 2003.

Van loenhout JA, Rodriguez-llanes JM, Guha-sapir D. Stakeholders’ Perception on National Heatwave Plans and Their Local Implementation in Belgium and The Netherlands. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2016;13(11)

Lowe, D.; Ebi, K.L.; Forsberg, B. Heatwave early warning systems and adaptation advice to reduce human health consequences of heatwaves. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2011 , 8, 4623–4648.

Mastrangelo, G.; Fedeli, U.; Visentin, C.; Milan, G.; Fadda, E.; Spolaore, P. Pattern and determinants of hospitalization during heat waves: An ecologic study. BMC Public Health 2007 , 7, 200