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Source: City of New York
Date Published: 06/14/2017
Annotation:  This 44-page document outlines a new program to curb the effects of extreme heat in New York City, and protect public health against the worst effects of rising temperatures from climate change. It is ...
ID: 15169. From Disaster Lit®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine. 

Source: Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC)
Date Published: 06/2017
Annotation:  This 48-page guide outlines the five steps required to create or enhance a syndromic surveillance system to monitor extreme heat events, and highlights the experiences of three participating pilot com ...
ID: 15175. From Disaster Lit®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine. 

Source: International Organization for Migration (IOM)
Date Published: 06/2017
Annotation:  This 16-page document explores the links between extreme heat and migration, and provides an overview of the challenges faced, as well as possible ways to address them. It discusses the impacts of cli ...
ID: 15506. From Disaster Lit®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine. 

Source: Office of Science and Technology Policy [Executive Office of the President] (OSTP)
Date Published: 01/2017
Annotation:  This 119-page update to the 2012-2021 Strategic Plan reflects the U.S. Global Change Research Program's dual mission to both advance fundamental science and support its use by decision makers, and is ...
ID: 14124. From Disaster Lit®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine. 

Source: Public Health Institute (PHI)
Date Published: 09/2016
Annotation:  This 120-page document is a resource to strengthen and inform the physician's voice as a trusted health professional on climate change, health, and equity. It explores the complex and multifaceted con ...
ID: 14127. From Disaster Lit®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine. 

Source: National Center for Disaster Medicine and Public Health [Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences] (NCDMPH)
Date Published: 06/2016
Annotation:  This Web page provides information and resources for health professionals about all extreme heat-related events. Resources are provided about Background, Health Impacts, Heat Treatment and Prevention, ...
ID: 13069. From Disaster Lit®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine. 

Source: World Health Organization (WHO)
Date Published: 06/2016
Annotation:  This fact sheet provides information about the health impacts of climate change, starting with key facts about climate change and health, and background information about climate change. It provides d ...
ID: 7405. From Disaster Lit®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine. 

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Date Published: 05/23/2016
Annotation:  This resource provides information about identifying the factors that increases heat risk for some populations and directly addressing the risk by reducing exposure and vulnerability through adaptive ...
ID: 12827. From Disaster Lit®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine. 

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Date Published: 05/2016
Annotation:  This resource is an integrated system that builds understanding of the problem of extreme heat, defines demand for climate services that enhance societal resilience, develops science-based products an ...
ID: 12713. From Disaster Lit®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine. 

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH)
Date Published: 03/08/2016
Annotation:  This 26-page report is a followup to the technical report, Projecting Climate-Related Disease Burden. Using case studies (completed and in development) from Climate Ready States and Cities Initiative ...
ID: 12326. From Disaster Lit®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine. 

Source: Overseas Development Institute
Date Published: 12/2015
Annotation:  This 75-page report summarizes three detailed case studies - on drought risk in Mali, heatwaves in India, and typhoons in the Philippines - that illustrate the relationship between climate change, cli ...
ID: 12345. From Disaster Lit®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine. 

Source: United Nations (UN)
Date Published: 11/30/2015
Annotation:  This Web page provides webcasts from the United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP 21), taking place from November 30 to December 11, 2015, in Paris. The health effects of climate c ...
ID: 11552. From Disaster Lit®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine. 

Source: Climate Central
Date Published: 11/18/2015
Annotation:  This resource provides information about an analysis of state-level preparedness for climate-driven, weather-related threats facing all 50 states. The study identified states with considerable and inc ...
ID: 11518. From Disaster Lit®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine. 

Source: American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
Date Published: 01/2015
Annotation:  This resource provides information about supporting children during a disaster that occurs when there are extreme temperatures. It provides recommendations for pediatricians, and discusses extreme tem ...
ID: 10058. From Disaster Lit®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine. 

Source: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Date Published: 11/17/2014
Annotation:  This resource is the Human Health section of a toolkit developed by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and other federal agencies to enable decision-makers to take action to bo ...
ID: 9785. From Disaster Lit®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine. 

Source: European Union, European Environment Agency (EEA)
Date Published: 09/2014
Annotation:  This resource is an assessment of the health effects of temperature extremes across Europe, and how they are changing. It includes information about past trends; projections for the future, including ...
ID: 10019. From Disaster Lit®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine. 

Source: National Center for Disaster Medicine and Public Health [Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences] (NCDMPH)
Date Published: 08/29/2014
Annotation:  This 53-minute webinar covers gender-based analysis in disasters, what is known about it, and how to use it. The presenter discusses how gender is a factor in social vulnerability and resilience in d ...
ID: 8970. From Disaster Lit®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine. 

Source: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Date Published: 06/02/2014
Annotation:  This resource provides information about the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Clean Power Plan to cut carbon pollution from power plants. Carbon pollution leads to long-lasting changes in the cl ...
ID: 8239. From Disaster Lit®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine. 

Source: Oregon Health Authority (OHA)
Date Published: 05/27/2014
Annotation:  This 16-page document was designed to assist with messaging during and after an extreme heat event. The most likely health impacts from an extreme heat emergency include heat stress, heat stroke, and ...
ID: 11064. From Disaster Lit®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine. 

Source: World Bank
Date Published: 06/19/2013
Annotation:  This 252-page report focuses on the risks of climate change to development in Sub-Saharan Africa, South East Asia, and South Asia. Multiple threats of increasing extreme heat waves, sea level rise, mo ...
ID: 15204. From Disaster Lit®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.