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
- Knowledge gaps
Sambo, C. Assignment Report: Short Literature Review on the Health Costs of Climate Change Adaptation. Human Development Resource Centre, UK (2011) 33 pp.