Floods: Climate Change and Adaptation Strategies for Human Health

Floods: Climate Change and Adaptation Strategies for Human Health

WHO 

Within a European-Commission funded project (EVK2-2000-00070), WHO and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine organized a workshop to identify health risks associated with floods in the WHO European Region, explore projections of the implications of climate change for the risk of floods, and assess strategies to adapt to or prevent these implications in order to reduce the health risks. The participants recommended that: