United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The aim of this study was to explore client and care worker risks and preparedness for cold weather, with a view to identifying mitigations and incorporating these into advice and cold weather planning.
Documents and publications
This paper assesses the state of heat risk governance in the UK through an analysis of the Adverse Weather and Health Plan (AWHP) launched in 2023, which replaces the former Heatwave Plan (HWP) for England.
Policies and plans
This transport adaptation strategy includes actions and policies to enhance climate adaptation planning across the transport sector, ensure these plans are achieved, and lead to improved climate resilience in the transport system.
Documents and publications
This evidence report evaluates the current policy response to extreme heat, shares lessons from the experiences of decision-makers and first responders to the 2022 heatwaves and recommends that the Government develops a new Heat Risk Strategy.
Cover and source: Global Network of Civil Society Organisations for Disaster Reduction
Documents and publications
The purpose of the guide is to support civil society organisations to engage with communities and other local actors and structures; to aid in planning and establishing local mechanisms for anticipatory action and drive the scaling up process.
Documents and publications
This article considers direct messaging within the Floodline public flood warning service in Scotland, implemented by the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA).
Documents and publications
The Greater London Authority (GLA) has commissioned Arup to carry out this study in recognition of the need for better data to inform a long-term and sustained approach to locate and target interventions in London’s built environment.
Cover and source: Palgrave Macmillan
Documents and publications
This open access book focuses on topics central to the UK Climate Resilience programme's research agenda and addresses the challenges inherent to undertaking resilience research.

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