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Plan Integration for Resilience Scorecard for Heat Released as Outcome of Heat Risk Team FY21 Competition 3 November 2022

Plan Integration for Resilience Scorecard for Heat Released as Outcome of Heat Risk Team FY21 Competition

This methodology, extended from the original Plan Integration for Resilience Scorecard (PIRS) approach, enables communities to understand their net impact on heat resilience planning and policies to see where they are reducing heat and also where they may be adding to the problem.

NIHHIS & Extreme Heat Risk Initiative Research Results Webinar Series Launches on September 13 19 August 2022

NIHHIS & Extreme Heat Risk Initiative Research Results Webinar Series Launches on September 13

This webinar series will provide the first public look at early outcomes from the 5 Extreme Heat Risk Initiative awards currently underway as well as research outcomes focused on heat from across the CPO portfolio.

5 August 2022

Congressional Staffers and Media Attend NIDIS/NIHHIS Drought and Heat Webinars

NIDIS and NIHHIS are working together to inform Congress, the media, and other stakeholders how worsening drought and heat conditions are severely impacting communities in the West and Southern Plains.

NIHHIS Launches New Webinar Series Focused on Overlooked and Overburdened Populations 28 July 2022

NIHHIS Launches New Webinar Series Focused on Overlooked and Overburdened Populations

Beginning on August 24th, this webinar series aims to increase awareness of at-risk populations that are typically overlooked and overburdened by extreme heat, create a space for discussions about vulnerability in a judgment free environment, and collect and share resources and ideas for addressing heat risk.

NIDIS and NIHHIS to Co-Host 2022 U.S. Drought and Heat Webinars for the West and Southern Plains 23 June 2022

NIDIS and NIHHIS to Co-Host 2022 U.S. Drought and Heat Webinars for the West and Southern Plains

Climate change is fueling long-term drought and extreme heat in the West and Southern Plains. These July webinars will provide the latest information on conditions and outlooks as well as the serious impacts to diverse sectors of the economy and communities.

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