Short Literature Review on the Health Costs of Climate Change Adaptation

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This summary is an input to a larger piece of work by the Climate and Environment Division, in preparation of a cross-Whitehall International Climate Fund Board meeting in February 2011. Rather than being exhaustive, it intends to provide a brief overview of the available evidence to date.

The contents include:

  • An introduction to climate change and human health
  • Direct and indirect impacts
  • Key issues/hotspots (in regions of interest to DFID)
  • Adaptation strategies
  • Costs
  • Knowledge gaps


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