Stakeholder Consultation Workshop on Developing Gender-Sensitive Heat Action Plan for Rajshahi, Bangladesh, 19th October 2022- Dhaka/New Delhi An online Stakeholder Consultation Workshop on the “Developing Gender Sensitive Heat Action Plan for the Rajshahi”, Bangladesh was organised by the International Center for Climate Change and Development, Dhaka and IRADe, Delhi, on 19th October 2022 under the […]
Stakeholder consultation workshop proceedings Developing gender-sensitive Heat Action Plan Surat, 10th October 2022, Surat The consultation was organised by the Urban Health and Climate Resilience Center of Excellence (UHCRC Surat) and IRADe under the Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research APN) Project on “Gender-Sensitive Heat Action Plans in Cities of South Asia”. Dr Ashish Naik, Deputy […]
IRADe/SAHHIN’s Side events on Heat Stress at CoP27, Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt Integrated Research and Action for Development/ South Asia Heat Health Information Network organised two sessions at CoP27, Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, on “Addressing Heat Equity through Vulnerable community focused Heat Adaptation Plans” held on 8th November 2022 and “Climate Adaptive Heat Stress Action […]
“Regional consultation on Strengthening Climate Resilient Low Carbon & Inclusive Growth in Asia” on 4th July 2022 (16-00 hrs- 18:30 hrs IST) at India International Centre, New Delhi, India. IPCC Sixth Assessment Report on Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability underscores how climate change is increasingly and disproportionately affecting the most vulnerable. It emphasizes the urgent need […]
Seventh SAHHIN Master Class on Role of City Planning in the mitigation of Extreme Heat’ by Dr Rajashree Kotharkar, Professor, Department of Architecture and Planning, Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology (VNIT), Nagpur, India on 27th April 2022- 4:30-5:30 PM (IST) The growing impacts of heatwaves and low levels of inclusion of Heat Health Action Plans […]
SAHHIN’s 7th Master Class on “Role of City Planning in The Mitigation of Extreme Heat” by Dr. Rajashree Kotharkar, Professor, Department of Architecture and Planning, Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology (VNIT), Nagpur, India, 27th April, 2022 – 4:30-5:30 PM (IST) The Master class deliberated on the impact of Extreme Heat in the Cities and on the […]
IRADe in association with South Asia Meteorological Association (SAMA) conducted a Session on “ Climate Adaptive Heat Stress Action Plans for Vulnerable Communities in South Asia” at the Gobeshona Global Conference (GGC2) on 30 March 2022. The proceedings of the session are available on the link: Gobeshona IRADe workshop proceedings.
Sixth SAHHIN Master Class on ‘Health Inclusive Heat Action Plan’ by Dr Vikas K Desai, Honorary Technical Director, UHCRCE on 25th March 2022- 4:30-5:30 PM (IST) This masterclass introduced the importance of health inclusivity in the heat action plans and disseminate key components of a Health inclusive Heat Action plan. Dr Desai is M.D (PSM) […]
IRADe is pleased to announce its new project on “Integrating Gender-Sensitive Heat Adaptation Plans in the climate policy and guidelines of selected cities in South Asia” funded by Asia- Pacific Network (APN). This project aims to support South-Asia’s medium-term development planning especially in prioritizing and integrating adaptive resilience within the agenda of climate-resilient smart cities. It will disseminate knowledge on heat stress management strategies including the development of spatially differentiated and gender-sensitive Heat Adaptation Plan (HAP) in South Asian countries of Sri Lanka (Colombo), India (Surat) and Bangladesh (Rajshahi).
Himalayan cities are particularly vulnerable to disasters and extreme events such as earthquakes, landslides, flash floods, thunderstorms, cold waves etc.