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World Health Organization WHO, Regional Office for Europe (2011)   C_WHO

New and updated information. Adverse health effects of hot weather and heat-waves are largely preventable. Prevention requires a portfolio of actions at different levels:from health system preparedness, coordinated with meteorological early warning systems, to timely public and medical advice andimprovements to housing and urban planning. This publication offers detailed information for various target audiences, and on medicaladvice and treatment practices

public health,  fact sheet,  Climate,  heat wave,  adverse health effects,  risk management,