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.
On August 7th, more than 100 volunteers in Montgomery County, MD participated in the National Integrated Heat Health Information System (NIHHIS) “Urban Heat Island Mapping Campaign”.
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.
This Sunday, August 7th, volunteers in Montgomery County, MD will participate in the National Integrated Heat Health Information System (NIHHIS) “Urban Heat Mapping Campaign''. The data gathered will inform solutions to combat extreme heat impacts in the county.
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.
For additional information about heat health and the NIHHIS, access our briefing sheet.
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Climate and Health Communication & Outreach Coordinator (UCAR)
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Americans’ health, security and economic wellbeing are tied to climate and weather. Every day, we see communities grappling with environmental challenges due to unusual or extreme events related to climate and weather.
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