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Portugal

Independence a factor for older people's vulnerability in hot weather

26 Jun 2019, Univ of Warwick

New research shows how the vulnerability of older people to extreme temperatures varies, and that it is influenced by financial, physical, and social factors.


    Sendai Framework
  • Sendai Focal Point:
    Portuguese National Authority for Civil Protection (ANPC PRT)
  • Website: http://www.prociv.pt
  • Contact:Deputy Director for Prevention and Risk Management
  • Phone:+351 214 247 100 +351 934261535


  • National Platform
  • National Platform Focal Point:
    Portuguese National Authority for Civil Protection (ANPC PRT)
  • Website: http://www.prociv.pt
  • Contact:Deputy Director for Prevention and Risk Management
  • Phone:+351 214 247 100 +351 934261535


  • Hyogo Framework for Action
  • HFA Focal Point:
    Portuguese National Authority for Civil Protection (ANPC PRT)
  • Website: http://www.prociv.pt
  • Contact:Deputy Director for Prevention and Risk Management
  • Phone:+351 214 247 100 +351 934261535

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