Handling the health impacts of extreme climate events

Walter Leal Filho, M. Balasubramanian, Wendy Purcell, Shlomit Paz

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This commentary provides an overview and summary of some of the health impacts of extreme climate events. It goes on to suggest some measures to increase the preparedness of the health sector to cope with extreme events associated with a changing climate.

Original languageEnglish
Article number45
JournalEnvironmental Sciences Europe
Issue number1
StatePublished - Dec 2022

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  • Climate change
  • Extreme weather events
  • Health impacts

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pollution


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