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The 2023-2033 Implementation Plan

May 31 , 2023 118 days 284 0
  • The World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) in the Collaboration with WHO also framed 2023-2033 Implementation Plan for Advancing Climate, Environment and Health Science and Services to manage the impact of Climate Change.
  • The plan aims to achieve “better health and well-being for people facing existing and emerging extreme weather events, climate change and environmental risks’’.
  • It seeks to promote a coordinated approach to manage the impact of climate, weather, air pollution, ultraviolet radiation, extreme events and other environmental factors on health.
  • At least 15,000 people died in Europe because of extreme heat in 2022.
  • From 2030-2050, climate change is expected to cause approximately 250,000 additional deaths per year.
  • Up to 8.4 billion people could be at risk from two major vector-borne diseases, malaria and dengue, by the end of the century.

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