Ethnically-inclusive climate change adaptation strategies


Association between ethnicity and heat-related health outcomes (Hansen et al., 2013) and concluded that climate change adaptation strategies need to be ethnically inclusive and cognisant of an upward trend in the proportion of the population who are migrants and refugees. It is strongly likely that genetic adaptation and acclimatization could play a role in differences between cultural groups.

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Applicable to:

Cultural Factors: Ethnicity

Hazards: Natural hazards

Disaster Phases: Response

Types of Actors Concerned: National research bodies