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South Asia Heat Health Information Network (SAHHIN) Master Class  View this email in your browser

Master Class on 'Heat Early Warning Systems-Scientific Approaches for Estimating Thresholds'- 28th October 2021,  4:30 PM- 5:30 PM IST

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This is a reminder that the "Master Class on 'Heat Early Warning Systems-Scientific Approaches for Estimating Thresholds'" will begin today:

Thu, Oct 28, 2021, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM IST

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South Asia Heat Health Information Network (SAHHIN), hosted by IRADe and supported by IDRC / CRDI is pleased to invite you to its Fourth Global Master Class on ‘Heat Early Warning Systems-Scientific Approaches for Estimating Thresholds’ by Mr Abhiyant Tiwari, Assistant Professor and Program Manager, Gujarat Institute of Disaster Management, on 28th October 2021, (4.30 pm -5.30 pm IST). 

Registration Link: 
https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_CAUwXMwmQn2lxfBXJgyYOA 

Master Class on 'Heat Early Warning Systems-Scientific Approaches for Estimating Thresholds'

 

Heatwave Early Warning Systems are designed to reduce the avoidable human health consequences of heatwaves through timely notification of prevention measures to the vulnerable populations.


This master class will deliberate on the importance of temperature thresholds in heat early warning systems, along with various options and best in use scientific analytical methods available for deriving such temperature thresholds. It will also discuss the issues and constraints in policy decision making in setting threshold temperature for heat early warning systems.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Co-relating Early Warning Systems (EWS) & Temperature Thresholds

  • Scientific Approach for estimating Thresholds

  • Constraints in setting Temperature Thresholds

Speaker: Mr. Abhiyant Tiwari

Mr. Abhiyant Tiwari is a member of the technical experts' group NDMA and a member of the expert's group the Global Heat Health Information Network.

He is an Assistant Professor and Program Manager, Gujarat Institute of Disaster Management

About South Asia Heat Health Information Network (SAHHIN)

The SAHHIN network aims to act as a platform to promote scientific interventions, develop action plans and empower capacity building among stakeholders that can enable multi-disciplinary participation in helping South Asian countries to tackle heat stress using better preparedness and planning measures. 

For more details on SAHHIN please write to r.magotra@irade.org.

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SAHHIN Fortnightly Issue #8 Volume I: October 2021

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