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Heat Wave

A heat wave is an extended time interval of abnormally and uncomfortably hot and unusually humid weather. It is an extended period of above normal warm temperatures sources: Florida Hazards Watch; WMO

Heat waves: learning from Ahmedabad experience - India

29 Apr 2016, CDKN

Heat wave preparedness across India, in fact South Asia, may be one of the concrete follow up measures to the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (SFDRR) which demanded integration of disaster risk reduction with climate change adaptation.



Number of heat-wave occured (reported)

Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database

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