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Heatwaves are deadly and their impacts are on the rise globally due to climate change. In the US alone, some 7,000 people die because of heat-related causes. But this is not inevitable; communities can work to mitigate heat islands, and prevent what amounts to a serious public health crisis.

Singh, R., Arrighi, J., Jjemba, E., Strachan, K., Spires, M., Kadihasanoglu, A.

Heatwave Guide for Cities, 2019.

Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre

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