public health adaptation strategies
  to extreme weather events

  • Heat waves
    Heat waves
  • Floods
  • Wildfires
  • Cold spells
    Cold spells
  • Synergies with air pollution
    Synergies with air pollution
  • Susceptible subgroups
    Susceptible subgroups

Final Meeting

Final meeting was held in Rome in June 2014 for sharing results of the project with partners and stakeholders from particpating countries.


Video interviews to WP leaders and Partners.

Prof. Klea Katsouyanni, WP7 leader - Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece. Interactive effects of extreme weather events, forest fires and air pollution on health. 


Dr. Angie Bone, WP5 Leader, Extreme Events and Health Protection, Public Health England. Flooding, health effects and prevention measures. 


Matteo Scortichini, Department of Epidemiology, Lazio Regional Health Service. Annual variations in the health effects of heat waves. 


Dr Raimo Salonen, Health National Institute for Health and Welfare, Finland. Finnish wild fire smoke health effects warning system. 


Prof. Bertil Forsberg, WP8 leader, Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umeå University, Sweden. Susceptible subgroups to extreme weather events. 




Video interviews to Institutional experts invited to the final PHASE meeting.

Dr. Bettina Menne WHO European Centre for Environment and Health 


Dr Elisabetta Colaiacono, Italian Ministry of Environment 


Dr Mare Löhmus Sundström, Stockholm County Council 




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