Climate change and human health

Protecting health from climate change: vulnerability and adaptation assessment


Publication details

Publication date: 2013
Languages: English
ISBN: 9789241564687



This document is designed to provide basic and flexible guidance on conducting a national or subnational assessment of current and future vulnerability (i.e. the susceptibility of a population or region to harm) to the health risks of climate change, and of policies and programmes that could increase resilience, taking into account the multiple determinants of climate-sensitive health outcomes.