Preventing disasters: public health vulnerability reduction as a sustainable adaptation to climate change.

@article{Keim2011PreventingDP,
  title={Preventing disasters: public health vulnerability reduction as a sustainable adaptation to climate change.},
  author={Mark E Keim},
  journal={Disaster medicine and public health preparedness},
  year={2011},
  volume={5 2},
  pages={140-8}
}
Global warming could increase the number and severity of extreme weather events. These events are often known to result in public health disasters, but we can lessen the effects of these disasters. By addressing the factors that cause changes in climate, we can mitigate the effects of climate change. By addressing the factors that make society vulnerable to the effects of climate, we can adapt to climate change. To adapt to climate change, a comprehensive approach to disaster risk reduction has… CONTINUE READING

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