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Disaster Risk Reduction is Vital to Avoiding Another Global Health Crisis

October 13, 2021

Directly and indirectly, climate change affects health – rising greenhouse gas emissions increase the frequency of extreme heat events and natural disasters which result in over 60,000 deaths every year, primarily in developing countries. These extreme weather events such as hurricanes, rainfalls, fires and floods results in deaths, injuries, displacement and the destruction of homes… Continue reading Disaster Risk Reduction is Vital to Avoiding Another Global Health Crisis