SC 4.3 Adapting to heat in South Asia

 Wednesday 11 May, 15.45 – 17.30, Leeuwen Room I

Chair Sari Kovats, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom
Rapporteur Marit Heinen, Climate Adaptation Services, the Netherlands

Heat waves, human health and adaptation: an empirical study in West Bengal, India
Jyotish Basu, West Bengal State University, India

Understanding the heat waves and its effects in Nagpur, India
Abhiyant Tiwari, Indian Institute of Public Health, Gandhinagar India

Development and implementation of heat-health action plan in Ahmedabad: a success story
Priya Dutta, Indian Institute of Public Health Gandhinagar, India

Heat stress and human health: vulnerability of rural communities in dry semi-arid areas of India
Bhupali Mhaskar, Watershed Organization Trust, India