South Asian Heat Health Information Network

IRADe was instrumental in the formation of the South Asian Heat Health Information network. A formal dialogue between the network members was initiated and a video conference was held. Attendees included S.C. Bhan from IMD, Dileep Mavalankar from IIPH-G, Anup Kumar Srivastava from NDMA, Polash Mukerjee from NRDC, Joy Shumake-Guillemot from WMO and members of […]

State Level Workshops for sensitizing stakeholders about the need of Heat Stress Action Plans – Workshop on ‘Climate Change and Heat Stress’

A workshop on ‘Climate Change and Heat Stress’ on 6th March 2019 was organized at Indian Institute of Management Ahmadabad (IIMA) in collaboration with Mahila Housing Sewa Trust. The workshop was part of the event ‘Policy dialogue on Climate Change and Developed’ and it deliberated on the key findings of the study ‘Climate Adaptive Heat […]

OSDMA Meeting and Publication

The 2nd Steering Committee Meeting on Preparation of Heat Wave Action Plan -2020 was held on 24th February 2020 at Rajiv Bhawan, Bhubaneshwar. The meeting was chaired by Shri Pradeep Kumar Jena, Additional Chief Secretary & MD, Odisha State Disaster Management Authority (OSDMA). Mr. Rohit Magotra, IRADe presented Heat Stress Action Plan (HSAP) for the […]

Medical Stakeholder Need Assessment Training

A Medical Stakeholder Need Assessment Training for Heat Stress Management was conducted at Bhubaneswar on 24th Feb, 2020. It was lead by Mr Rohit Magotra, IRADe, Dr Dinabandhu Sahoo, National Health Mission, Govt of Odisha, Dr Bhuputra Panda, IIPHB. The objective was to conduct a training needs assessment on Heat Stress Management, enhance capacities of […]

South Asia Heat Health Summit

IRADe co-organised South Asia Heat Health Summit, at IITM, Pune on 14th February 2020 in association with Global Heat Health Information Network, the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology and others to build capacity, promote sharing and encourage evidence-based policy and actions to improve the management of extreme heat risks. IRADe Deputy Director Mr. Rohit Magotra and Senior […]

Workshop on Climate Change and Human Health in Odisha

Organized in collaboration with Odisha State Disaster Management Authority (OSDMA) and Indian Institute Public Health Bhubaneswar. The workshop deliberated on the research study; ‘Climate Adaptive Action Plans to Manage Heat Stress in Indian Cities’, detailing the preliminary findings of the study which were derived from the field survey done in Bhubaneswar city to analyze the […]

IRADe at COP 25

IRADe presented on “Capacity Building Knowledge to Action: Mobilising stakeholders at subnational levels” at the UNFCCC CBK2A Hub on 6th Dec.The session was organized by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) on “Capacity building; Knowledge to Action” at Capacity Building Hub. Madrid | Spain

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